Kunming terrorist attack orchestrated by Xinjiang separatists

2014-03-02 00:02:16 GMT2014-03-02 08:02:16(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

KUNMING, March 2 (Xinhua) -- Evidence at the crime scene showed that the Kunming Railway Station terrorist attack was orchestrated by Xinjiang separatist forces, the municipal government said Sunday.

At least 29 innocent people died, and more than 130 were injured in the attack as of 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, the local authorities said.

A group of knife-wielding people attacked the Kunming Railway Station in the capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province at around 9 p.m. on Saturday.

Currently the investigation to the case is underway. Injured people have been rushed to hospital for emergency treatment. And according to Kunming railway bureau, train departures have not been affected.

The authorities vowed to crack down on violent terrorist activities in all forms and guarantee the safety of people's lives and property.

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