Was the attacker mentally ill and/or an Islamist? Authorities remain tight-lipped.
A woman was killed and 12 other people injured after a man carried out a knife attack in a mall in a busy shopping district in the Chinese capital, Beijing, police said on Sunday.
Beijing police said in a short statement they had detained a man over the early afternoon attack at the Joy City Mall in the Xidan district.
Three men and 10 women were sent to hospital after the attack and one woman died of her injuries, police said. The others were all expected to recover.
From CIW NEWS Contributor
China (CN) is estimated to have a population of 1,380.0 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 0.5% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 34.8 million.