Three people were killed and six others wounded in a Knife attack Wednesday at a kindergarten in Jiangxi province southeast China.
A “gangster wearing a cap and mask” stormed the private kindergarten in Anfu county police said in a statement published on China’s Twitter-like Weibo. The 48-year-old suspect is still at large, they added.
“Public security organs are making every effort to hunt down the suspect,” the police statement said.
In a video of the scene shared by the state-run Beijing Daily, a police officer can be seen carrying a tiny child in his arms to an ambulance.
The ages of the victims have not been announced.
Mass violent crime is rare in China, which strictly prohibits citizens from owning firearms, but there has been a spate of mass stabbings in recent years.