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China knife attack: Nine injured, police shoot suspect dead

Knife attacks have become common in China with assailants often targeting train stations.

By: Press Trust of India | Beijing |
Updated: March 6, 2015 11:35:07 am
Police outside the railway station where the attack took place. (Source: Reuters) Police outside the railway station where the attack took place. (Source: Reuters)

Nine people were injured today in a knife attack at a railway station in China’s southern business hub of Guangzhou after which police shot dead one of the suspects.

The attack took place this morning. Police shot dead a suspect and caught another, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.


The identities of the two was not given out. Knife attacks have become common in China with assailants often targeting train stations.

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Twenty-nine people were killed and several others were injured in an attack by knife-wielding assailants, belonging to a militant outfit from the volatile Xinjiang region, at a train station in Yunnan province’s capital Kunming on March 1, 2014.

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First published on: 06-03-2015 at 08:55:58 am
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