Court blast kills Taiwanese woman

Beijing, April 20 (IANS) A Taiwanese woman died, while seeking divorce in a court, when her husband detonated an explosive device in the premises in China’s Guangdong province Friday, authorities said.

The woman, surnamed Yeh, was standing trial in a divorce case in the People’s Court of Meixian county in the afternoon, when the blast occurred, Xinhua reported.

Police arrested her husband Wu Qingchun, a native of Meixian county. He stabbed his wife with a knife before detonating a homemade explosive in the court.

The woman died on the spot, while her sister suffered injuries.

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