1 killed, 12 injured in knife attack in Beijing shopping mall

Updated 2018-02-11 17:20:06 Xinhua

One person was killed and twelve others injured in a knife attack at a shopping mall in downtown Beijing Sunday.

The attack happened around 1 p.m. at Joy City in the commercial area of Xidan, Xicheng District, police said.

An injured woman died at the hospital. None of the other injured -- three male and nine female -- were in critical condition.

Police have caught the suspect and identified him as a 35-year-old man surnamed Zhu.

The suspect has claimed responsibility for the attack and said he was motivated by personal grievances, according to the police.

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