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Beijing knife attack leaves one dead


08:09, July 23, 2013

A Carrefour store is cordoned off after a knife attack occurred in Beijing, capital of China, July 22, 2013. A knife-wielding man allegedly injured four people, including two children, on Monday in the Carrefour store. (Xinhua/Jin Liwang)

Please read:Knife attack injures 4 in Beijing

BEIJING, July 23 (Xinhua) -- A knife attack that occurred on Monday in a Carrefour store in Beijing has left a woman dead and three other people injured, according to local police.

The woman died after hospital treatment failed, the Beijing Public Security Bureau said in a statement.

The suspect, a Beijing resident surnamed Wang and born in 1963, had a history of mental illness. He was admitted to a local psychiatric hospital for treatment on Sept. 5, 2012, and left the hospital in January this year, the statement said.

Beijing police received a report of the knife attack at around 11:40 a.m. Monday. Police officers rushed to the site and captured the suspect on the spot.

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