New Delhi: The death toll in stabbing attack outside a middle school in northwestern China has risen to nines, according to reports. The attack was allegedly carried out by a former pupil to take revenge for having been bullied.
Another 10 people received injuries in the attack outside the No 3 Middle School in the rural area and were hospitalised, according to Mizhi county government in Shaanxi province.
The attack took place when the classes were being dismissed for the evening.
A 28-year-old suspect identified by the surname as Zhao, a former student of the school, has been arrested by the police, the Mizhi government’s official microblog said on Saturday.