Scientists Wang Jinnian (left) and Wu Meirong were reportedly wounded in the attack last month. Photo: Handout Scientists Wang Jinnian (left) and Wu Meirong were reportedly wounded in the attack last month. Photo: Handout
Scientists Wang Jinnian (left) and Wu Meirong were reportedly wounded in the attack last month. Photo: Handout

Chinese space firm investigates official’s alleged attack on two scientists

  • China Aerospace Science and Technology Holdings says subsidiary’s chairman consumed alcohol before the incident at a dinner in Beijing last month
  • Zhang Tao became violent after scientists refused to endorse application for membership of an international astronautics group, report says

Topic |   China science
Scientists Wang Jinnian (left) and Wu Meirong were reportedly wounded in the attack last month. Photo: Handout Scientists Wang Jinnian (left) and Wu Meirong were reportedly wounded in the attack last month. Photo: Handout
Scientists Wang Jinnian (left) and Wu Meirong were reportedly wounded in the attack last month. Photo: Handout
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