A six-year-old girl was killed and another girl student was injured critically, when a man in Jharkhand, apparently annoyed by the chaos made by the students, allegedly stormed into their school building and attacked them with a knife.
The incident took place in a small government school, that reportedly has just one teacher -- who was not in the class during the attack -- in Chakradharpur in the Chaibasa district of the state.
There were 40 students in the class when the accused attacked the children
The injured student was admitted to a hospital in Jamshedpur and is in critical condition.
According to the police, the accused tried to flee after the stabbing the students, but the school children chased him and raised an alarm.
The accused was later caught by the villagers who handed him over to the police after thrashing him.