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Eight kids have been killed in an assault exterior a major college in China, on the primary day again in school after the summer season holidays.

Police mentioned they arrested a 40-year-old man on the scene of the assault in Hubei province in central China.

Officers didn’t say how the scholars have been killed and the attacker’s motive was not instantly clear.

The victims’ ages weren’t launched, however kids on the college vary between six and 13 years previous.

There have been a number of excessive profile assaults on college kids in China lately.

In April final 12 months, 9 college students have been stabbed to loss of life as they have been strolling dwelling from a secondary college in Shaanxi province in Northwest China. A former pupil, 28-year-old Zhao Zewei, was executed for the crime.

And in January, one other man, Qin Pengan, was executed after severely injuring 4 kids with a kitchen knife in an assault at a nursery in south China’s Guangxi province.

Guards with batons, shields and helmets at the moment are a typical sight initially and finish of the day at some college gates. Chinese language authorities have blamed assaults on what they describe as rising social tensions within the nation. ​

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