Three killed in China in knife attack on bus

Three people, including a 10-month- old baby girl, have been killed and 12 others injured when a knife-wielding man attacked them in a bus in central China, police said on Tuesday.

Beijing: Three people, including a 10-month- old baby girl, have been killed and 12 others injured when a knife-wielding man attacked them in a bus in central China, police said on Tuesday.

The incident took place yesterday at Anyang city in Henan Province, when there were 33 passengers on the bus.

The city government said among the three victims was a 10 month-old baby girl. The other two victims were boys aged 10 and 18.

Two of the victims died on the way to hospital.

They were among 15 people injured by a mob who used a knife to assault passengers on the bus en route to Beiguo Township, Anyang County, state news agency Xinhua reported.

The attacker is still on the run.

The authorities have dispatched over 400 policemen to hunt for the suspect.

PTI

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