Friday, June 16, 2017

Xuzhou China Kindergarten Bombing

Xuzhou China Kindergarten Bombing --- ===

June 15, 2017 Xuzhou China Kindergarten Bombing killed: 8 injured: 65 suspect: dead A homemade improvised explosive device bomb blew up at the gate outside a kindergarten in eastern Chinese city of Xuzhou. The lone bomber identfied with surname Xu  was a local casual laborer who dropped out of school because of neurological disorder. He was identified from DNA at the blast and video, and apartment search found bomb making materials and bomb-making materials with walls emblazoned with writing about death, disaster and other related dark themes, but no motive was given, and there was no evidence of any linking to any terrorist motive. Many schools and hospitals have been attacked by mentally ill or with grudges while separatist Uyghur muslims have waged a war of terrorism.   Xu may have had an undiagnosed or untreated mental illness, could be a copycat  of similar past attacks on schools, Phillips said.    Last month, a driver angry over the loss of overtime pay set fire to his school bus in the eastern city of Weihai, killing 13 people, including 11 children from China and South Korea.  In 2010, nearly 20 children were killed in attacks on schools, pro

*Tags

  • bombing
  • mental issues
  • motive unclear
  • school targeted
  • suicide attack (mideast style but not link to terrorists) 
  • terrorism ruled out - no obvious or proven links


*Reference

2017 Xuzhou kindergarten bombing

2017 Xuzhou kindergarten bombing

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
2017 Fengxian bombing
LocationFeng CountyXuzhouJiangsu, China
Date15 June 2017
Attack type
Suicide bombing
Deaths8 (including the bomber)
Non-fatal injuries
65
PerpetratorXu (22-year-old)
On 15 June 2017, a bombing at a kindergarten in Feng CountyXuzhou,Jiangsu province, east China, killed at least eight people and injured 65 others.[1][2][3]

Explosion[edit]

According to the district government, the blast, which occurred at 4:50, did not kill any kindergarten students or teachers. The blast happened at the entrance on June 15 while children were leaving the Chuangxin Kindergarten in Fengxian. Two died on the spot and five succumbed to injuries at the hospital. Nine are still critical.[4]
The explosion was the result of a suicide bombing, in which the perpetrator, a 22-year-old man with surname Xu, also died. The bomber had dropped out of school but was employed, and had health problems.[5]
By late night, eight people had died, sixty-five were injured, with eight in a critical condition. The public security department were treating it as a criminal case.[6][7][8][9]

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*Sources

Blast outside Chinese kindergarten was bomb attack, police say
CNN.com

China Kindergarten Explosion: Homemade Bomb Was Behind Deadly Blast
NBC News

China police blame lone bomber for killing 8 at kindergarten gate
Washington Post · 14 mins ago

China explosion: Fatalities reported near kindergarten - CNN.com
www.cnn.com/2017/06/15/china/kindergarten-explosion-china/index.html  Deadly explosion rocks Chinese kindergarten and kills at least 8. ... Beijing (CNN)At least eight people were killed and 65 were injured, including children, in a blast Thursday near a kindergartenin eastern China, according to Chinese state media. ... Fengxian is in eastern China's ...


Blast outside Chinese kindergarten was bomb attack, police say ...
www.cnn.com/2017/06/16/asia/china-kindergarten-explosion-bomb.../index.html  Beijing (CNN) The deadly explosion outside a kindergarten in the eastern Chinese city of Xuzhou on Thursday was a result of a bomb, China's ...


Explosion at China Kindergarten Kills at Least 8 and Wounds Dozens ...
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/15/world/asia/china-kindergarten-explosion.html1 day ago - Investigators at the site of an explosion outside a kindergarten in the eastern Chineseprovince of Jiangsu early on Friday. It was not ...

Chinese kindergarten blast attacker had neurological disorder ...
www.reuters.com/article/us-china-blast-kindergarten-idUSKBN1961J9
5 hours ago - The man who set off a self-made explosive device outside a Chinese kindergarten killing eight people and injuring 65 others on Thursday had ...

Kindergarten blast suspect is dead: China police | New York Post
nypost.com/.../suspect-reportedly-used-homemade-bomb-in-deadly-blast-near-kinder...
 BEIJING — A 22-year-old man made the bomb that exploded at the front gate of akindergarten in eastern China, killing eight people, including ...

Deadly blast at China kindergarten entrance | New York Post
nypost.com/2017/06/15/deadly-blast-at-china-kindergarten-entrance/
 BEIJING — Local government: 7 killed in an explosion at an entrance to a kindergarten in eastern China. Police say the blast struck at 4:50 p.m. ...