Saturday, March 1, 2014

34 Fatally Stabbed And 130 Wounded By Knife Wielding Attackers At Kunming Train Station

At least 34 Chinese nationals were fatally stabbed and 130 people reported injured at Kunming Train Station in China.

By H. Nelson Goodson
March 1, 2014

Kunming, Yunnan Province, China -  At least 34 people were fatally stabbed and 130 other people were injured inside the Kunming Train Station in China by a group of armed men with knives, the Weibo dot com reported. Earlier reports had the dead toll at 28, but more could die from critical injuries, according to Chinese authorities. 
Five suspects have been reported killed by Chinese police, two suspects taken into custody, four policemen were injured and are pursuing other suspects involved in the massacre.
Chinese officials say, between 7 to 10 men wearing all black clothing and masks attacked the rail train station around 9:20 p.m. The suspects attacked people in line buying tickets and waiting in metal stalls. Once the attack began, people panic and ran while the attackers followed and cold bloodedly stabbed victims.
The attack began at Kunming local time (11:20 p.m. EST) in Yunnan Province. They're calling it premeditated terrorist attack on unarmed civilians. 
The Yunnan Vice governor has confirmed the massacre. President Xi Jinping has mobilized the police to track down those responsible for swift punishment. 

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