1 Woman Dead, Another Injured in Guangzhou Knife Attack

By Matthew Bossons, August 11, 2017

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One woman is dead and another injured after a knife attack last night in Zhujiang New Town, according to a Guangzhou Public Security Bureau announcement carried by Tencent News.

The incident occurred around 8.20pm on a greenway at the intersection of Liede Dadao and Huacheng Dadao. Tianhe police were “quickly deployed to the scene.”

Responding officers, with the help of nearby security guards, were able to apprehend the suspect: a 37-year-old male from Sichuan province. He carried two knives.

READ MORE: 2 Dead After Knife Attack at Shenzhen Walmart

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Medical personnel pronounced one of the women dead onsite and transported the surviving victim to hospital for treatment.

Police are currently investigating the attack and no motive has been released by authorities. 

READ MORE: Man Pulls Knife During Fight on Guangzhou Metro

[Image via richardnorth.net, Tencent News]

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