China News Service, Kunming, January 22 (Reporter Hu Yuanhang) At 17:00 on the 22nd, a hostage-taking case occurred on Dongfeng West Road, Wuhua District, Kunming.

At present, the suspect has been shot dead by the police and the hostages have been rescued.

The picture shows the police blockade the scene.

Photo by Li Jiaxian

  At 6 o'clock in the afternoon of the same day, the reporter arrived at the Yunnan Normal University Experimental Middle School at the scene of the case and saw that a man who took a student as a hostage with a knife was confronting the police outside the school gate. Schoolbags and other items were scattered on the scene.

Witness Mr. Yuan said, "Earlier, criminals stabbed several people."

The picture shows the suspect was shot dead by the police and the hostage rescued.

Photo by Liu Ranyang

  About half an hour later, the suspect asked the police to send mineral water.

Then, about five minutes after a woman sent mineral water to the suspect's vicinity and unscrewed the water bottle, gunshots sounded at the scene. The suspect was shot to death and the student was rescued.

The picture shows the crowd applauding to celebrate the rescue of the hostages.

Photo by Liu Ranyang

  The police informed that the investigation of the case is underway.