Wang Xiangjun
Attack information
Date April 1, 1996
Location(s) Meitian, People's Republic of China
Target(s) Two schools
Killed 7
Injured 5
Weapon(s) Kitchen knife

Wang Xiangjun was a Chinese mental patient who stabbed to death seven children, aged 7 to 14 years, and wounded five others with a kitchen knife at Zhuping joint school (竹坪联校) and Zhuping elementary school (竹坪村小学) in Meitian (梅田镇), a town in Dongkou County, People's Republic of China on April 1, 1996, before being arrested.[1][2][3][4][5][6]


  1. Sept écoliers chinois tués au couteau de cuisine, Agence France-Presse (April 6, 1996)
  2. Children stabbed, The Straits Times (April 7, 1996)
  3. Ugly history of mass shootings, The Australian (February 15, 2008)
  4. Fusillade dans une école en Allemagne : 16 morts, dont le tireur, Ouest-France (March 11, 2009)
  5. Quadro dos piores massacres nos últimos 15 anos, (March 11, 2009)
  6. 1989年至2000年大事记, (January 9, 2009)

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