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Last Updated: Wednesday, 4 August, 2004, 10:53 GMT 11:53 UK
In pictures: Beijing nursery attack
A security guard, left, stands at the gate of the Kindergarten affiliated to No. 1 Hospital of Beijing University , 4/8/04
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China's capital Beijing was stunned on Wednesday by a knife attack on a kindergarten, when a man killed one child and injured 14 others
An ambulance with onlookers waits in front of the emergency section of No. 1 Hospital of Beijing University, 4/8/04
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The victims, including three teachers, were rushed to hospital as onlookers watched in disbelief
Officials and hospital staff wait outside the kindergarten, 4/8/04
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Officials struggled to understand why the attacker, a 51-year-old doorman at the kindergarten, went on the rampage
A plain clothed policeman lifts police tape to let a nurse pass, 4/8/04
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Police sealed off the area as a full-scale investigation was launched
A police spokesman makes a statement outside the kindergarten, 4/8/04
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Questions are already being asked about how the man - who reportedly had a history of mental illness - was given the job
People try to hold back the tears outside the Beijing kindergarten, 4/8/04
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But for ordinary people, the shock was too much to bear.

Country profile: China
03 Jun 04  |  Country profiles

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