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Three take surgeries after SW China shooting spree

(Xinhua) Updated: 2014-02-02 10:14

KUNMING - Three people have taken surgeries after they were injured in a shooting spree which left six dead in southwest China's Yunnan Province, local government said Saturday.

One of the injured remained in intensive care unit and the other two were in stable conditions, said the Tengchong county government in a statement.

It did not give updates on the search for the suspect.

A villager shot six people dead and wounded three others in Houqiao township on Thursday afternoon, as he took revenge against his wife's lovers, according to police.

Shao Zongqi, 38, was suspected of carrying out the killing with a semi-automatic rifle before fleeing in a cross-country vehicle.

After Shao discovered that his wife had been having affairs with two men from the same village -- Shao Zongping and Shao Zonghua, he killed Zongping, Zongping's wife, their two sons, Zonghua's father and Zonghua's wife. Zonghua, his son and daughter were injured.

Police are still investigating the case.

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