News Alerts

12 Sep 2018 | 04:21 PM UTC

China: Vehicle-ramming incident leaves nine dead in Hengyang September 12

China News Alert

Deliberate vehicle-ramming incident kills nine and leaves 46 others injured in Hengyang (Hunan province) September 12; suspect arrested; no indication that event connected to terror groups

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/12/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/13/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Shanghai). COUNTRY/REGION Hengyang (Hunan province)

Event

A vehicle-ramming incident killed at least nine people and injured some 46 others at Mijiang Square in Hengyang (Hunan province) on the evening (local time) of Wednesday, September 12. The incident was a deliberate act, according to local authorities; however, there was no immediate indication that the event was linked to international terrorist organizations. The suspect has been arrested. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the incident in the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Hengyang are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news