Guangxi blasts

Suspect of Guangxi mail bomb confirmed dead in blast

PUBLISHED : Friday, 02 October, 2015, 5:33pm
UPDATED : Saturday, 03 October, 2015, 12:25pm

The suspect in a series of deadly parcel bomb attacks in Guangxi has been confirmed dead in one of Wednesday's explosions, Xinhua reported on Friday, citing Liuzhou city police.

Police said Wei Yinyong, 33, made a number of time bombs, delivering them himself or sending them via couriers in Liucheng county.

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The authorities also revised up the death toll from the blasts from seven to 10, with another 51 injured.

Police said Wei launched the attacks in anger over conflicts with villagers who lived near his quarry and some government departments.