Chinese court sentences attacker who knifed 29 kids to death

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New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): A court in China has sentenced Xu Yuyuan, the man who knifed 29 nursery kids and three teachers, to death.

The Taixing Intermediate Court found Xu guilty of intentional homicide after a half-day open trial, which was attended by 300 people, the Xinhua news agency reports.

Xu told the court that his motive his rage against society. It is not known whether he would appeal the sentencing.

He said he wanted revenge for various business and personal humiliations that he had suffered over the years.

The ruling has sent out a strong statement of zero-tolerance for people who target vulnerable school children.

Xu's attack was followed by another horrific case of stabbing in China's Shaanxi province that left several children dead. The attacker committed suicide after the incident. (ANI)

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