Three children killed in China school attack
BEIJING (AFP) - Three children were killed and more than a dozen injured in an axe attack at a primary school in southern China on Friday, state media said.
A man attacked a group of children gathered in a primary school classroom, killing three and injuring 13, state-run news agency Xinhua said.
Authorities arrested the man, surnamed Wu, after the attack in Pingnan county in Guangxi autonomous region, the report said, adding that he was mentally ill.
China has seen several violent attacks against children over the past two years, including a spate of five incidents in 2010 which killed 15 children and two adults and wounded more than 80.