BEIJING (AFP) - Twenty children were wounded in an attack at an primary faculty in Beijing Tuesday with 3 suffering extreme injuries, nearby authorities said.

A male suspect became delivered "underneath manage" and the wounded college students have been admitted to hospital, the Xicheng district authorities stated, with out elaborating on how or why the person completed the assault.

consistent with a tweet by means of nationalist tabloid worldwide instances, the suspect used a hammer to carry out the attack.

Violent assaults concentrated on schoolchildren aren't uncommon in China, which has seen a slew of deadly incidents over the past few years.

final April, a 28-yr-old man killed nine center-school students as they have been returning domestic in one of the u . S .’s deadliest knife attacks in latest years.

The killer, who said he had been bullied while he attended the college in northern China’s Shaanxi province, was done in September.

Later in 2018, a knife-wielding female injured 14 kids at a kindergarten in Sichuan province.

In January 2017, a person armed with a kitchen knife stabbed and wounded 11 children at a kindergarten in southern Guangxi Zhuang independent region.

Such incidents have compelled authorities to increase safety around colleges and caused requires greater studies into the root causes of such acts.