The attacker, aged 30, is in police custody and the case is under investigation, police said. Twenty injured people were taken to hospital, where two people later died, China's state-run Xinhua News Agency reported today.
His father said his son has a history of mental illness, the report said. Violent crime is rare in China, but there has been a series of knife and axe attacks in recent years, many targeting children, China observers say.
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