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Posted by yckim124 AKP STAFF Wednesday, April 17, 2019

5 dead and 11 injured after a man lit an apartment on fire and stabbed residents

AKP STAFF

Around 4:29 pm KST on April 17, a 42-year-old man identified as, Ahn, killed 5 and injured 11 at an apartment in Jinju. 

According to the Maeil Business Newspaper, the man lit his apartment on fire, then stabbed the residents who were trying to escape the building. 

His violent action killed 5 residents including a 12-year-old and injured 11 others who are currently being treated at a hospital. 

The fire was put out in 20 minutes. Meanwhile, the man has been arrested. To the police, the man claimed he committed the crime due to unpaid wages. The police also found the man has a history of mental illness. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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robin1-183 pts Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

KOREA DOESN'T CARE ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH!!! They think it's a joke. They look down on people who need mental help. I saw it with my own eyes when I lived there. They absolutely do not care about taking care of their mental health, hence the high suicide rate there.

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LaAzbz153 pts Wednesday, April 17, 2019 9
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Unpaid wages?seriously harming people not even involved in your problems. So what? everyone who wants to throw a tantrum for their problems in life starts killing people now?

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