Dong Luong primary school in Lang Chanh district, Thanh Hoa province (Source: vnexpress.net)

Thanh Hoa (VNA) - A 25-year-old man was arrested after committing a murder at Dong Luong primary school in Lang Chanh district, the north-central province of Thanh Hoa, on May 3.

According to Vice Chairman of the district  People’s Committee Le Duc Chung,  around  9:00 am on May 3, a young and unknown man  jumped over the fence of the school and broke into the school, then stabbed pupils playing in the school yard with a knife.

As a result, a fifth-grade pupil was killed and four others injured. The man also stabbed a teacher when she rushed to stop him, and then fled the scene.

Immediately afterwards, authorities mobilized all forces to hospitalize the injured and hunt the murderer. The local police captured Do Minh Chieu, born in 1994, from Coc village, Dong Luong commune, Lang Chanh district.

The case is under further investigation.-VNA