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8 primary school students stabbed in China: report

BEIJING -- A knife-wielding attacker went on a rampage at a Chinese primary school on Tuesday, wounding eight schoolchildren with one seriously hurt, state media reported.

The 35-year-old suspect, a man surnamed Chen, rushed into the school in Macheng in the central province of Hubei and began slashing at students with a kitchen knife, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing the local government.

Police apprehended Chen at the scene, the report added, and the eight injured pupils were hospitalized.

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