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Attackers dressed in black burst into Kunming station and slash indiscriminately: Victims and witnesses

Published on Mar 2, 2014 9:25 AM
Chinese police cordon off the area outside the railway station in Kunming, south-west China's Yunnan province, on March 2, 2014. -- PHOTO: AFP

BEIJING (AFP/REUTERS) - Victims of a knife attack in China described attackers dressed in black bursting into a train station in the south-western province of Yunnan and slashing indiscriminately.

The attack on Saturday evening left at least 33 dead and more than 130 wounded, Xinhua said, citing local authorities.

Police shot dead at least four attackers, it said in an earlier report.

A knife victim named Yang Haifei, who was wounded in the chest and back, told Xinhua that he had been buying a train ticket when the attackers approached.

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