In Changchun, located in the North of China, 50-year-old man on the street with a knife wounded 18 people. It is reported by The Economic Times.
It is noted that the victims ‘ life is not in danger. According to relatives of the assailant’s van Univaja (Wang Yunwei), previously he was treated in hospital for mental illness.
Currently, Univa is in custody. The police finds out the reasons and circumstances of the incident.
As the newspaper notes, in China it is strictly forbidden to have firearms and to own them. Lately in the country, cases of attacks by people armed with a knife.
In early January, a man entered the territory of a kindergarten in the Chinese city of Pingxiang (Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous region in China) and attacked with a knife on the children. In the attack 11 children were injured and were hospitalized.
In November 2016 in the city of Hanzhong (Northwest China), a man with a knife attacked elementary school students. Nine children were injured.