Kindergarten bombing marks latest Chinese school attack


BEIJING (AP) — The bombing at the front gate of a kindergarten in eastern China that killed eight people, including the suspected bomber, is the latest in a string of attacks on Chinese schools and students. Most are blamed on people with mental illnesses or who fault society or neighbors for failures in life.

Experts cite stress and feelings of inadequacy resulting from a highly demanding and rapidly changing society as contributing factors, along with shortcomings in diagnosing and treating mental illnesses.

A look at some recent incidents:


XUZHOU, JUNE 2017 — A 22-year-old man ma...

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