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'At least three dead' in China knife attack

At least three people are dead after a knife attack in China this morning, state radio said, citing local authorities. One of the suspects in the incident is said to work as a bread vendor and was involved in an argument with a customer.

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Knife attack in China: 'Bodies seen outside school'

Knife-wielding assailants attacked civilians on a street outside a school in the central Chinese city of Changsha this morning, according to state news agency Xinhua.

Xinhua said its reporters saw at least one body lying on the ground at the scene and photos on microblogs showed at least four bodies on a street outside a school and police taking a suspect into custody. The authenticity of the photos could not be immediately confirmed.

A general view of Changsha, Hunan, China Credit: Reuters

Xinhua did not make clear who was responsible for the attack in the city, capital of Hunan province.

The incident happened just two weeks after a deadly stabbing attack at a Chinese train station in the southwestern city of Kunming which killed 29 people and injured about 140.

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