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Local officials say the deadly attack took place at a middle school in northern China. The east Asian country has suffered from multiple knife rampages against school children in recent years.
A man has killed at least seven children and injured at least 12 others at a middle school in northern China, according to local officials.
The deadly rampage is the latest in a string of knife attacks against school children to happen in the country in recent years.
What we know so far:
Authorities in Mizhi County in Shaanxi province wrote on their official social media account:
Previous knife attacks: A man stabbed and wounded 11 children with a kitchen knife at a kindergarten in China's southern Guangxi Zhuang region in January 2017. In February 2016, another man wounded 10 children with a knife on the southern island province of Hainan before he committed suicide.
amp/rt (AFP, dpa)