Knife massacre in Chinese railway station leaves 34 dead

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Knife massacre in Chinese railway station leaves 34 dead The mass stabbing has been dubbed a ‘terrorist attack’ by the authorities (Picture:AFP/Getty)

Separatist forces have been blamed for a ‘terrorist attack’ in a Chinese railway station which left 34 people dead and more than 140 wounded.

More than ten assailants converged on Kunming station in Yunnan province yesterday armed with knives.

The gang stormed the busy public area – one of China’s largest stations – attacking at 9.20pm local time, where they began butchering innocent bystanders.

Knife massacre in Chinese railway station leaves 34 dead An injured man lies on a hospital bed after the knife attack (Picture: Reuters)

Authorities said that the ‘premeditated violent terrorist attack’ was organised and carried out by ‘Xinjiang separatist forces’.

The death toll includes four of the attackers who were shot by police, as well as an injured officer who died in hospital today.

Most of the mob were dressed in black, it has emerged, while a female suspect has also been…

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