Gyeongsangnam-do Hearth Division/News1
A person in South Korea has set his flat on hearth after which stabbed constructing residents as they tried to flee, killing 5 folks, police mentioned.
13 others had been injured within the incident that befell in Jinju within the south of the nation.
The unidentified 42-year-old suspect was detained and admitted the crime, police mentioned
His motivation was not clear, nonetheless police mentioned it was due to overdue wages, based on Yonhap information company.
The suspect set hearth to his personal flat, positioned on the fourth ground 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 ground the place he attacked residents popping out of the hall with a knife.
The victims embrace a 12-year-old lady, a person in his 70s, two girls of their 60s and one girl in her 30s, reported Yonhap.
He was detained on the scene after one other resident alerted the police. Hearth-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 mentioned.