China shooting spree
A government official was suspected to have carried out a rare shooting rampage in China yesterday in which two officials were wounded when a gunman burst into a meeting and opened fire, the Xinhua news agency reported.
The shooting took place at an exhibition centre in Panzhihua city in Sichuan province. The gunman fired multiple shots at city leaders assembled there before fleeing.
He was thought to be the chief of the city’s Land and Resources Bureau. He was found dead after committing suicide on the second floor of the building.