Two relatives of US Olympic coach attacked in Beijing one killed

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Team officials and state media say a knife-wielding Chinese man attacked two relatives of a coach for the U.S. Olympic men's volleyball team at a tourist site in Beijing, killing one and injuring the other on the first day of the Olympics Saturday.
The man then committed suicide by throwing himself from the second story of the site, the 13th century Drum Tower five kilometres from the main Olympics site.
The brutal attack shortly after midday was all the more shocking because of the rarity of violent crime in tightly controlled China, which has ramped up security measures even more for the Olympics.

Geographic location: U.S., Beijing, China

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