Thursday, February 14, 2013 8:58 am
Report: 7 die in child custody dispute in China
The Associated Press
The official Xinhua News Agency quoted police as saying the man was seeking revenge following a dispute with his divorced wife over custody of their children.
It said the man, who was critically injured, told police he set off the homemade explosives in a car outside the house in the coastal city of Zhanjiang.
Xinhua said most of the victims were relatives of the man's former in-laws who were visiting the family during the Lunar New Year holiday. It said five of the injured were in intensive care. The blast also damaged several nearby homes.