Saturday, August 23, 2014   

Six stabbed over property dispute
(03-27 18:04)

A man went on a killing spree, stabbing six people in a village outside Beijing following a dispute over family properties.
The 34-year-old, named Zhao, stabbed several people with a knife in Wanghua in Huairou, in the suburbs of the capital, before being overpowered by police, said the Beijing Public Security Bureau.
Six people died and an unspecified number of wounded are in hospital, police authorities said on a verified account on Sina Weibo.
Initial investigations showed the incident was triggered by a dispute over family housing assets, the statement said.
Zhao's family members said he previously had mental problems, it added.--AFP


   
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