Teenager Kills 8 in Breakup Gone Bad

A teenager in northeast China killed eight people with a knife and wounded five more after breaking up with his girlfriend, according to state media on Thursday. From The New York Times:

The teen killed two of her family members and six more people before fleeing, the state-run Legal Daily newspaper said. It reported he was caught but did not describe the circumstances.

The official Xinhua News Agency said the attack took place Wednesday night in province. Media said the 17-year-old suspect is from Fushun city and his surname is Li. The attack happened in Yongling town.

Police in Xinbin county, which oversees the town, declined to comment.

The state-run Global Times reported that one of the injured died of wounds on Thursday morning, and the remaining wounded people continue to receive medical treatment amid the ongoing investigation.

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