Gyeongsangnam-do Fireplace Division/News1
A person in South Korea has set his flat on fireplace after which stabbed constructing residents as they tried to flee, killing 5 folks, police stated.
13 others had been injured within the incident that passed off in Jinju within the south of the nation.
The unidentified 42-year-old suspect was detained and admitted the crime, police stated
His motivation was not clear, nonetheless police stated it was due to overdue wages, based on Yonhap information company.
The suspect set fireplace to his personal flat, positioned on the fourth flooring of a residential constructing at round 04:25 on Wednesday (19:25 GMT Tuesday), the police chief of Jinju informed reporters at a press convention.
He then went all the way down to the second flooring the place he attacked residents popping out of the hall with a knife.
The victims embody a 12-year-old lady, a person in his 70s, two ladies of their 60s and one lady in her 30s, reported Yonhap.
He was detained on the scene after one other resident alerted the police. Fireplace-fighters extinguished the flames in his condominium some 20 minutes later, say Yonhap.
The suspect had been dwelling alone within the condominium since December 2015, police stated.