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10 People Killed, Several Injured In southwest China Hospital Attack

More than ten individuals have tragically lost their lives following a harrowing assault on a hospital situated in southwest China.

As per the state news agency Xinhua, the distressing event transpired at a local medical facility, with the toll rising to over ten wounded or deceased individuals as of 1:20 pm (0520 GMT).

The incident unfolded in Zhenxiong County, nestled in the northeast region of southern Yunnan province. Authorities are actively engaged in investigating the circumstances surrounding this appalling act.

Instances of mass violent crimes are rare within China, a nation where strict regulations prohibit civilian possession of firearms. However, there has been a notable uptick in knife-related assaults in recent years.