Seven other people were also injured in the attack in Kaiyuan City, Liaoning Province, CCTV state radio. mentioned.
Caiyuan Municipal Public Security Bureau said one suspect, surnamed Yang, has been arrested and police are investigating the case. statement.
The police did not provide the motive for the attack or details of the suspect or the victims. CCTV mentioned A police officer who helped subdue the suspect was among the wounded.
a Video The state-run Beijing News, broadcast on Chinese social media, showed two police officers – one of them holding a broom – facing the suspect and hurling him to the ground.
Knife attacks in public places are not uncommon in China.
In June, it was 37 children and 2 adults Injured By a knife attacker at a primary school in the southwestern Guangxi region.
In October 2018, a woman holds a kitchen knife sectioned At least 14 children attend a kindergarten in downtown Chongqing.
Nine students at a middle school in Shaanxi Province were killed in April 2018 by a 28-year-old man who was subsequently sentenced to death.
In 2017, 11 students were injured after a man climbed a kindergarten wall with a knife and began attacking them.
But perhaps the worst stabbing wave occurred in 2010, which included a period of three consecutive days during which attackers targeted schools. The Chinese Ministry of Education responded to the incidents by ordering schools to reinforce security and prevent strangers from entering campus.