Students Hurt in China Cleaver Attack
A dispute between students at a vocational college on Hainan and local youths ended in a cleaver attack on the students in which one had a hand cut off. From AFP:
At around midnight, students at the Hainan Technology and Vocational Institute in the city of Haikou got into an argument with the youths as the students held a barbecue near their school, the Xinhua state news agency said.
Four students were injured in the initial clash but a group of youths stormed into the school’s dormitory two hours later, attacking nine more, it said.
According to the China News Service, one student had a hand cut off during the clash, while the others were slightly injured.
There was a history of bad blood and altercations involving students at the institute and the local youths, the report added.