China blames Muslim militants for train station knife attack which left 29 dead –
CHINA has blamed militants from a predominantly Muslim region of the country for a mass knife attack in which at least 29 people died and more than 130 were injured.
China blames Muslim militants for train station knife attack which left 29 dead
The attackers targeted commuters at a train station in the south-west city of Kunming yesterday evening at around 9:20.pm local time (1:20pm GMT).
Witnesses told how the carnage unfolded as the group, who were dressed mostly in black, began stabbing and hacking at people at random.
Yang Haifei, who was buying a ticket when he saw the group rush in, said: “I saw a person come straight at me with a long knife and I ran away with everyone.”
He added that the attackers caught those who were slower, saying: “They just fell on the ground.”
A parking attendant, who also witnessed the attack, said: “I saw five or six of them.
“They all had knives and they were stabbing people madly over by the first and second ticket offices.”