Skip to comments.Suspect in China car rampage that killed 11 wanted 'revenge on society'
Posted on 09/16/2018 12:34:47 AM PDT by Zhang Fei
Eleven people have been killed, and 44 injured after a driver crashed a car into a crowd at a public square in central China and attacked people with a knife and shovel.
A red SUV drove into a square in Hengyang city in Hunan province on Wednesday evening and the driver began to hack at pedestrians with a knife and spade, the Hengyang government said in a statement on its microblog on Thursday.
[The suspect] has been sentenced many times for drug trafficking, theft, and other crimes, creating a desire for revenge on society, the statement said.
Previous statements said police had been sent immediately to the site of the attack and restrained the suspect, who has now been detained. One video posted on Twitter showed people streaming out of the square. Other video posted by Chinese state media showed several bodies on the ground.
Beijing Youth Daily, a publication of the ruling Communist partys youth league, said on its official microblog that police were investigating the crash. There was no mention of terrorism or any other motive.
Police identified the suspect as a 54-year-old Chinese man named Yang Zanyun from the same county, who had served several prison sentences for convictions including arson and assault, the newspaper said.
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Bad actors are everywhere and in every nation.
I suspect he’ll soon receive a 7.62 round from the state.
And someone will receive his organs.
Mr. David Hogg, please please pick up the white courtesy phone.
An example of western liberal disease, thought China executes traffickers. sed he was convicted many times
It’s a pity he could not be in the central committee that day. Some good would have come of it!
This China, why isn’t he dead?
>> I suspect hell soon receive a 7.62 round from the state.
What, no do taxpayer paid do gooder lawyers for the next 25 years?
This is why drug traffickers should be hanged right away. One strike you're dead.
White? That's racist! /rimshot>
They need a 3 day waiting period for Cars in China, or the driver could say the Chinese made car had a steering defect...
I wonder if among the victims there was someone the state wanted to get rid of without being obvious?
The idea that in China a multiple convicted drug dealer was still on the street borders on fantasy. It may all be true but I still find it strange.
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