Knife Attack in China Market Kills 3, Wounds 1

Published: 14th March 2014 10:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th March 2014 10:34 AM   |  A+A-


One person was shot dead after a knife attack that left at least three people dead in a Chinese market Friday, state media said, in the second such attack in two weeks.

Another person was injured in the attack in the southern city of Changsha, according to local radio station Hunan Jiaotong.

The attack comes two weeks after 29 people were killed in a knife attack at a train station in southwestern China that the government blamed on separatists from the far west Muslim region of Xinjiang.

Besides the attacker who was shot to death by police, another was captured and three escaped, the Hunan Daily newspaper reported. Changsha is the capital of Hunan province.

The media reports gave no details on the identity of Friday's attackers.


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