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Three-year-old girl decapitated in 'random attack'

Violent crime is rare in Taiwan Credit: Reuters

A three-year-girl was decapitated in a seemingly random killing in Taiwan.

Local media reported that the toddler was attacked outside a subway station in the capital city Taipei on Monday.

According to reports, the girl's mother was unable to prevent the attack, which was carried out with a meat clever shortly before midday.

A 33-year-old man has been arrested by police.

Taiwan earthquake: Three arrested over building collapse

Soldiers stand guard in front of 17-storey apartment building collapsed after an earthquake. Credit: Reuters

Three building firm bosses have been arrested and accused of negligence following the deadly collapse of an apartment building in southern Taiwan.

They have been detained on suspicion of professional negligence resulting in death.

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