Buddhists pray during a ceremony to commemorate the birth of Buddha, at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei May 11, 2014. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang
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A drunken university student wielding a knife attacked riders aboard a subway train in Taiwan's capital on Wednesday, killing three people and injuring nearly a dozen others, police and local media said.Chen said the man told police he had wanted to do something "shocking and big" and had plotted to carry out the attack from childhood. Chen said no other motive was presently known.Police said the man used a 10 centimeter-long (3 inch-long) knife in the attack, and that he was also carrying a second blade three times as long.
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