(MENAFN) Authorities declared that seven student have died, as another 12 were wounded in a knife attack at a middle school in China's northwest.
The incident took place in Shaanxi province's Mizhi county while student were heading out the No. 3 Middle School, according to State broadcaster CCTV.
It added that a suspect, known by his surname Zhao, has been detained.
Further details about the reason behind the attack hasn't been released, however, Chinese social media announced that the suspect was one a graduate student at the school.