China police report 14 injured in kindergarten knife attack

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Beijing: Chinese police report 14 children have been injured in an attack by a knife-wielding assailant at a kindergarten in the western city of Chongqing.

The report posted on the police force’s microblog said the early Friday morning assault at the Xinshiji Kindergarten was carried out by a 39-year-old woman identified only by her surname, Liu.

China has suffered a number of such incidents in recent years, blamed largely on the mentally ill or people bearing grudges.