"He was captured by police and is under interrogation."
Taipei, May 21 - Three people were killed and more than 20 injured in a subway attack in Taipei City Wednesday afternoon.
The dead include two men and a woman. All the injured have been sent to hospital, Xinhua reported citing local police.
A young man allegedly began to assault passengers with a sharp knife in a carriage at about 4.30 p.m. when the train was travelling from Longshan Temple station to Jiangzicui station. He then tried to run away.
He was captured by police and is under interrogation.
Police said that the man is a 21-year-old college student and smelled of alcohol.