Monday, January 26, 2015   

Two killed in Beijing's Forbidden City
(10-25 17:44)

Two people were killed and another was injured in a brawl among employees of the Palace Museum in downtown Beijing on Friday, sources with the museum said.
The incident occurred around 11:20 a.m. at a canteen of the museum, also known as the Forbidden City.
An employee stabbed two of his colleagues to death and injured himself while attempting to commit suicide, sources said.
The man was sent to a local hospital, but his condition was not immediately known.
No tourists were injured in the incident, the museum sources said.
Police are investigating the case. --Xinhua
   
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