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2 killed, 16 injured in south China kindergarten stabbing

Xinhua | Updated: 2021-04-29 10:43

NANNING -- Two people were killed and 16 others injured in a knife-stabbing incident in Beiliu city, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, on Wednesday afternoon, local authorities said.

As of 10 pm, two children have died as a result. Fourteen of the wounded have received treatment, and two others are still undergoing operations, according to the hospital sources.

The incident took place in a kindergarten in Xinfeng Township at around 2 pm Wednesday, the city's publicity department said.

Police have arrested a suspect in the stabbings, and an investigation is underway.

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