5 dead, 9 injured in China village killing spree

By on December 26, 2014


KUNMING — Five villagers were killed and nine others were injured in an attack in southwest China’s Yunnan Province on Friday morning, local police said.

The public security bureau of Dai-Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture of Dehong Prefecture said the murders happened at about 7 a.m. in Gazhong Village of Zhefang Township. It described the injured as having been “slashed.”

Police have captured the suspect, a local villager. The victims include the suspect’s family members.

Further details are not available at the moment.