Police apprehended Chen at the scene, the report added, and the eight injured pupils were hospitalised. China has seen several violent attacks against children in recent years, including a spate of five incidents in 2010 which killed 17 people - 15 of them children - and wounded more than 80. Last March, a man killed two relatives and then slashed 11 people, including six children, outside a school in China's commercial hub Shanghai.
School children killing in China is too common so a mass slashing is an improvement but?
Daycare staffer stabs kids, wounding 8 in China: A staff member slashed children with a knife at a daycare center for migrant workers in eastern China on Monday, wounding eight children, one seriously. The attack took place at noon at an informal daycare center in Shanghai's suburban Minhang district, home to many migrant workers.