Beijing – A man armed with a kitchenknife killed two people and wounded nine others in a Wal-Mart supermarket in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen Sunday night, state media reported. The 30-year-old suspect was detained following the attack in the outlet in the city’s Bao’an district, Xinhua news agency said, citing local police.
Knife attacks are not uncommon in China. In May, a man believed to be suffering mental health problems killed two people and injured 18 in a rampage in southwest Guizhou province. In January a man armed with a kitchen