Knife-wielding Chinese injures six, commits suicide

August 23rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) A man slashed six people with a knife and then killed himself in China, authorities said Tuesday.

The incident occurred Monday in Longsheng county in the city of Guilin, said a spokesman with the city’s public security bureau.

Liang Xiuzhang, 24, stabbed four acquaintances in an entertainment centre and a motorcycle driver as he fled the site, reported Xinhua.

He later injured a 41-year-old woman after he broke into her home in an apartment building located opposite the entertainment centre.

He then leapt to his death from the building.

The injured were hospitalized and two were in a critical condition.

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