It comes with great sadness to report such tragic news that has come in this morning from several media outlets. At least three people have been killed, and at least 40 others have been injured after a terrible incident that took place this morning.
At this time, we are asking our readers to keep everyone involved in their thoughts and prayers. Please pray for healing to those who are injured and for the families who lost a loved one. Many people have taken to social media sites to express their prayers and even their frustration and sadness.
On Wednesday, September 12, a man, who was driving an SUV, allegedly rammed his vehicle into dozens of people at a busy square in southern China, BBC reports. According to multiple media reports, there are at least three people who were killed, and more than 40 others have been seriously injured.
The man drove his vehicle into the crowded square in Hengyang city, Hunan province at approximately 19:40 local time. Some local media report that several victims have been stabbed.
Police say that the driver has a criminal record and has been apprehended by authorities, but his identity has not yet been released. Officials have not disclosed if this incident was terror-related.
The video below shows dozens of people running out of the square, and it also shows individuals carrying the injured away from the scene. Some bodies are seen left on the ground.
This is a developing story. Please keep everyone in your thoughts and prayers during this tragic time!