By: Huang Li-yun and Y.F. Low
Taipei, May 30 (CNA) In the wake of the death of a second-grader who was knifed in a random attack by an intruder at her school in the Beitou district of Taipei the previous day, Taipei’s Department of Education said Saturday that it will take emergency measures to improve the school’s security.
Wenhua Elementary School has also published a letter on its website to help parents and students deal with the incident, the department said.
The school will also provide counseling for the students, it added.
The girl’s teacher, meanwhile, said she was very sorry that she did not take good care of the girl.
In the attack that sent shockwaves across society, the girl was slashed twice in the throat with a knife, severing or damaging her trachea and carotid artery, according to the police. [FULL STORY]