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20 Children Injured in Attack on Chinese Elementary School

BEIJING – An attacker injured 20 children Tuesday in a primary school in Beijing, AP reported Tuesday.

Three of the children have serious life-threatening injuries, the Xicheng District Government said on his social network account, adding, that the attack took place around 11:17 AM local time.

The suspect was apprehended at the scene and an investigation was opened, the statement said. All injured children are hospitalized.

The authorities did not specify which weapon had been used.

Police in Xicheng, a major district of Beijing, declined to comment when contacted by phone.

(Sahar News Monitoring Desk)

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