Knife attack injures three at Shanghai metro station

Passengers board the train at Yingchun Road Station on metro Line 18 in east China's Shanghai, Dec 30, 2021. - Xinhua File

SHANGHAI: A knife-wielding man has been apprehended by Shanghai police, after he attacked people at the Hechuan Road Station on the city's No 9 metro line on Wednesday (June 19) morning, leaving three injured.

Police said the attack happened at 8.28am at the subway station in Minhang district in the southwest part of Shanghai.

The injured have been sent to hospital for medical treatment.

The station was temporarily closed following the incident, and it has been reopened.

The suspect has been identified as a 54-year-old man surnamed Shen.

The case is under police investigation. - Xinhua/ANN

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