外文标题：Knife-wielding men kill 27, injure 109 in China train station
BEIJING: A group of knife-wielding men attacked a train station in southwestern Chinese city of Kunming on Saturday, leaving at least 27 people dead and 109 injured, AFP reported quoting China's official news agency Xinhua.
Earlier, AP reported quoting Xinhua that two people were killed and 18 were injured in the attack carried out by the group.
AP reported that Xinhua did not provide more details about the evening attack at the Kunming railway station in Yunnan province, and the attackers were not identified.
Local television station K6 said that several of the attackers were shot by police and that victims were being transported to local hospitals.
The state-run Yunnan News said that the men were wearing uniforms when they stormed the railway station and that gunshots were heard after police arrived.
The motive behind the attack was not immediately clear, but China has seen a number of mass stabbings and other attacks carried out by people bearing grudges against society. Pictures on Sina Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter, showed local police patrolling the station.
Bodies in blood were spotted on the ground in the pictures. Doctors were seen transporting injured people to a local hospital.
PTI quoting Xinhua reported that a Weibo user who was dining in a restaurant near the railway station said that she was "scared to death", adding that she saw a group of men in black with two long knives chasing people.
The suspected terrorist attack came ahead of the meeting of the Chinese parliament next week.
The origin of the attackers is not yet known or whether they belonged to northwestern Xinjiang province where China says the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), an al-Qaida-linked group, is stirring up a separatist movement among the ethnic Muslim Uighurs.
we have our own terrorism and they have their own...
mera bharat haram US (los angeles)
a day will come when every day 10 muslim terrorists wearing black dress top to dowm having 2 long swords killing hundreds in each and every city or town of india chanting alla h ho akbar . kill kafir, muslims will get jannat , allah is great
This is a really shocking news.. What is hard to understand is that, was there not a single policeman with a gun at the station? Given the fact that these attacks have taken place in the past too!!
Kishore Gurbani (Malabo, Equatorial Guinea)
Where was the security when this carnage was taking place?Law and order seems to be a global concern now....a bunch of hooligans just attacks a railway station and nothing is done about it....seems like a scene from a typical Hindi movie...
Hey China, do you still want friendship with Pakis?
islamic movements killing all over the world......when will people realize that religion is man-made...stop killing in the name of religion...........
Paadi Pantalu (Unknown)
Good to see Islamic terrorists stand up against communist .
Attif Tarek (Pakistan)
ETHNIC TENSION ARE HIGH IN THIS AREA BETWEEN HARD CORE HAN CHINISE AND UIGHURS MUSLIM PEOPLE. HAN USES GUNS AND UIGHURS USES KNIFES. BOTH CALL EACH OTHER TERRORISTS.
No country in the world is safe from terrorist, so China should leave Pakistan and collaborate with India to wipe out the terror groups from the face of the earth.
Satish Khiradkar (Mumbai)
What are they getting from it?
ROHAN PATEL (Mumbai)
China is concentrating on Attacking the other country but not able to solve there internal problem.
ROHAN PATEL (Mumbai)
China is on the verge of getting a civil war.... People are seen to be to much frustrated in China
ROHAN PATEL (Mumbai)
This people are insane .... doing lots of activity in frustration and making other people pay the price. This is not the way to show the frustration , killing Innocent people
Deepak Kumar ()
how horrible it is!!!!!!
Aaaaand they are Muslims. Yes everyone, reports from China say that it is a "violent terrorist attack" by Uighur muslim separatists.
Chaina is eating the fruits of its own...
With love from Pakistan!
atul srivastava (lko)
TASTE OF ISLAMIC TERROR ; COMING OUT FROM ALL WEATHER FRIEND PAKISTAN
I think it s result of Chinese support to pakis, getting rewarded. Sorry for the hapless victims and families. What happened to the US is happening to China
HELPLESS TAXPAYER (Bangaloru)
Are they Muslim terrorists from Xingxian??
ban knifes !!
If Muslims exist, killings are not far away, anywhere in the world.
Wonder what the world is coming to. Innocent lives lost, just due to the craziness and hatred of few.
Ashish Kumar (Unknown)
Thats what you get for supporting a terrorist nation like Na-Pakistan.... In your face you squinting Chinese...
Seems like a terrorist attack. But China knows how to handle it. It is not a weak state.
Terrorism arrives in China ?
Tamal Datta (Kolkata, India)
shocking...i feel quiet lucky as my parents visited Kunming some 5 mnths back...
Rajesh Kumar (mumbai)
WTF !!! there was no security at that station or what....??? whats wrong with them yaar...??? these are new kinda public attack...India should also plan ahead to avoid such threats...
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Robustkumar Sharma (Unknown)
The motive behind the attack was not immediately clear, but China has seen a number of mass stabbings and other attacks carried out by people bearing grudges against society.
ChandraMohan Edthala (Pune)
What for? And what have the murderers achieved by killing innocents?
What police is doing if they were started attacking?