sOn Saturday, four people were stabbed by a thief in a major hospital in Shanghai, according to Reuters. The second such case is at stake after the lifting of confinement measures imposed on the city in early June.
The videos were shared on social media, As the example above showsShow how chaos reigned as visitors approached the exit gates of the hospital. Doctors in turn were trying at the time to help their patients escape, some using a wheelchair.
“It’s absolutely horrible” – said a Shanghai resident who arrived for a medical check-up – which was due to be postponed due to the hospital’s closure following the stabbings. “This is so hopeless,” he asked. “What happened to this community?”
At the scene, the police found a man who had held a crowd hostage under knife stabbing, on the seventh floor of the outpatient department. When the man threatened to harm the hostages, police opened fire on the hostages, according to local police.
According to the same source, none of the injured were in a critical condition, and the police are already investigating the attack.
An official said Ruijin Hospital has been completely closed and all appointments scheduled for today have been cancelled.
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