A Presidential Office guard has been attacked by a man with a samurai sword and a PRC flag

The China Post
Date: August 18, 2017
By: dpa

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A military police officer on guard outside the Presidential Office


was wounded Friday by a sword-wielding man with a PRC flag who allegedly tried to break into the building, according to police and state-run media reports.

The guard sustained cuts to his neck and was rushed to the National Taiwan University hospital for treatment, the Central News Agency said.

A man was restrained by security personnel and later taken away for questioning by police officers, according to the Presidential Office.

The man, who is unemployed and lives in the Beitou District, attacked the victim with a samurai sword he stole from the Armed Forces Museum, according to police.

He was carrying a five-star red flag, the national flag of mainland China, police said.  [FULL  STORY]

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