Attackers with knives kill at least 29 at Chinese rail station

(Source: New York Times, March 1, 2014)

HONG KONG -- A group of assailants wielding knives stormed into a railway station in southwestern China on Saturday, slashing employees and commuters and leaving at least 29 people dead and 130 wounded, according to Xinhua, the official Chinese news agency. The local government indicated that the attackers were Uighur separatists seeking an independent homeland in the Xinjiang region in China’s far west.

Full story: New York Times

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