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25 Dec 2018 | 10:07 AM UTC

China: Vehicle-ramming incident leaves five dead in Longyan December 25

China News Alert

Vehicle-ramming incident in Longyan (Fujian province) leaves five dead December 25; suspect detained

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/25/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/27/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Shanghai). COUNTRY/REGION Longyan (Fujian province)

Event

A man reportedly hijacked a bus and plowed into a crowd in Longyan (Fujian province) on Tuesday, December 25, killing at least five people and wounding some 21 others. Police detained the suspect following the attack. Further details are still emerging. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in the incident area over the coming hours.  

Advice

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

 

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