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Man detonates bomb outside kindergarten killing 8 people and injuring 65

By Mason White 4:25 PM June 18, 2017
Scene of the explosion
Scene of the explosion
By: Tanya Clark

(Scroll down for video) A man detonated a bomb outside a school while parents were picking up their little kids, causing many children to die, according to police in China.

Fengxian police said that at least 8 people have died and 65 were injured, including children.

According to the police investigation, on Thursday, at around 5:00 p.m., the suspect walked over to the gate of the school and detonated the bomb outside the kindergarten as parents came to collect their children.

The suspect was seen running away from the scene. Police reviewed surveillance video of the attack, and managed to identify the suspect, but he remains at large.

Videos that were taken from the scene showed children’s toys scattered in the front yard of the school.

Police classified the incident as a criminal act. Two people died at the scene while 6 others succumbed to their injuries at hospitals.

8 victims are in critical condition. Police do not know the motive for the attack.