11 wounded in China knife attack blamed on mentally ill man

Washington Post - 02-21


BEIJING — A reportedly mentally ill man attacked morning commuters with a knife in southern China on Thursday, wounding 11 people, including students, police reported. The Ji’an city police wrote on the microblog that the attacker was immediately tackled by police and onlookers. He was identified as 33-year-old Guo Kaibing, whom his family said had a history of mental illness, police said.