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Four American lecturers from Cornell College, a small college in Iowa, have been stabbed in a public park in northeast China's Jilin province, U.S. media and authorities officers reported. The educators have been visiting a associate college in China when the assault occurred, CNN stated. The group was visiting a temple in Beishan Park once they have been attacked by a person armed with a knife. At the second, the motive for the assault is unknown.

“We are working through the appropriate channels and ask that you speak to the US Embassy about appropriate ways to ensure that victims first receive quality care and then leave China in a medically sound manner,” the congressional consultant wrote on of Iowa Mariannette Miller-Meeks. The governor of Iowa Kim Reynolds introduced on X that he was in touch with the US State Department concerning the “horrific” assault.

University spokeswoman Jen Visser advised CNN that the incident occurred within the metropolis of Jilin and that the Chinese associate faculty is Beihua University. According to Vasser, the US State Department is conscious of the stabbing in China and is monitoring the state of affairs. Chinese authorities haven’t launched a press release on the incident, nor have any stories been launched by Chinese media.

Iowa Congressman Adam Zabner advised Reuters that his brother was one of many victims. “My brother, David Zabner, was injured in the arm during a stabbing attack while visiting a temple in Jilin City, China,” he defined.

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The assault was caught on video however censored by Chinese social media

A video of individuals mendacity on the bottom in a park and lined in blood circulated on X on Monday, June 10, though no hint of the pictures could possibly be discovered on Chinese social media. Reuters was capable of determine the situation primarily based on Chinese characters written on a wall, the construction of the wall and the structure of the trail. Reuters was unable to substantiate when the video was taken.