A man armed with a knife attacked passersby in the Chinese city of Kaiyuan in the northeastern province of Liaoning. The attack left seven people dead and seven others wounded.
The perpetrator was captured by police. One police officer was injured in the process of detention. The motives of the attack are currently unknown. An investigation has been launched.
Earlier in early December, a man with two knives attacked police officers in southern France. The attack happened in the town of Bollen.