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Knife Attack

Community Holds Rally For School In Wake Of Knife Attack

By Lexi Belculfine, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette MURRYSVILLE, Pa. — On Tuesday, Fatima Ahmad returned to Franklin Regional High School and found an unwelcome surprise. The junior from Murrysville traveled familiar hallways to her locker, hoping to grab books so she could study before she and her classmates returned to school Wednesday. When the metal locker door swung […]

April 16, 2014

Teen Suspect In PA School Stabbings Said To Be Shy, Quiet

By Robert Zullo, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette MURRYSVILLE, PA — He always seemed to be “the shy kid in the corner,” a classmate said. Hours after a startling and savage attack Wednesday morning that left 21 students and a security guard wounded, that was the picture that began to emerge of 16-year-old Alex Hribal, a sophomore at Franklin […]

April 10, 2014

After Pennsylvania School Stabbing, Community, Students Seek Solace

By Richard Simon and Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times MURRYSVILLE, PA — Students who witnessed Wednesday’s stabbing rampage at Franklin Regional High School felt as if they had survived a horror movie. Some attended an evening prayer service for at least 19 students and two adults who were wounded in the morning attack. Alex Hribal, 16, […]

April 10, 2014

Knife Attack Leaves At Least Four Dead At China Market

By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — At least four people were reported dead after knife-wielding assailants stabbed and slashed passers-by Friday morning in Changsha, in China’s south-central Hunan province. Witnesses described the assailants as Uighurs, a Turkic-speaking minority from northwestern China’s Xinjiang region. Militants from that region were implicated in a knifing rampage March […]

March 14, 2014

Attackers In China Had Sought To Leave Country, Says Party Chief

By Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — The eight knife-wielding attackers who went on a deadly rampage in a southwestern China train station had tried to leave the country several times but were unable to and then decided to “carry out ‘jihad’” in the city of Kunming, the Communist Party chief in Yunnan province said. […]

March 5, 2014