In a park in Heze city in China’s eastern Shandong province, two people were killed and 24 wounded, including three currently in critical condition, when a bomb was detonated Monday night. The bomber was also killed.
Chinese authorities have identified the man as Xie Xintang, 33, an unemployed villager. official state media Xinhua, which originally reported the incident, did not provide details about the motive of the man or about the explosion, which happened at 10:34 local time at Huxi park, Heze city, Shanxian county, Shangdong.
Other Chinese reports say the man was chronically ill and his condition had recently worsened.
By James Haleavy