The recent spate of stabbings against passersby in South Korea has been picked up by foreign news outlets, which have commented that the incidents are “rare in South Korea.”
The Associated Press reported today (April 4) on the second stabbing in South Korea in two days in an article titled “S. Korean police hunt suspect in second stabbing attack in two days.
Yesterday, 14 people were injured in a stabbing rampage at a department store in Seongnam, South Korea, and today, a teacher was attacked with a weapon at a high school in Daejeon, South Korea, AP reported.
The AP went on to note that this is the second such attack with a weapon against a crowd in the past month, citing last month’s stabbing at Shinlim Station in Seoul.
The BBC in the UK and CNN in the US also reported on the incident, noting that such incidents are relatively rare in South Korea.
The Washington Post, on the other hand, cited a 2012 stabbing in Seoul’s Yeouido neighborhood, noting that while rampages involving weapons and vehicles are rare in South Korea, 카지노사이트킴 they are not unprecedented.
The New York Times and the UK’s Guardian also reported on the incident and the Korean police’s response.