RABAT, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) — A man on Thursday killed four of his family members in the Moroccan northern city of Tetouan, local authorities said in a statement.
The suspect killed his mother, sister and two of his nephews in their house with a knife, the statement said, adding that he also wounded another sister of his.
The police announced his arrest later in the day in a statement, saying that he suffers psychological disorder.
Local media said, the suspect is a drug addict, noting that he tried to commit suicide after his crime, but was stopped by local residents.
Police have opened an investigation into the incident.
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