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China: Three Killed In Knife Attack

MURDER KNIFEA knife attack in China’s southern Hunan province has killed at least three people, Chinese state media say.

Men armed with knives attacked civilians on Friday morning on a street in Changsha, Hunan’s provincial capital, the media said.

One attacker was shot dead by police, it was reported. Officials and police are in attendance.

China remains nervous after a stabbing spree in Yunnan province on 1 March left 29 people dead and 143 wounded.

There is no confirmed motive for Friday’s attack.

An unnamed official in Changsha told AFP news agency: “I can assure you it’s not a terror attack. It happened in a market due to some dispute.”

Local media reports said one attacker appeared to run a bakery and that the attack took place after a row in the shop.

In addition to the attacker shot dead by police, another was captured and three escaped, AP news agency reported, citing local media.

 

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A knife attack in China’s southern Hunan province has killed at least three people, Chinese state media say.

Men armed with knives attacked civilians on Friday morning on a street in Changsha, Hunan’s provincial capital, the media said.

One attacker was shot dead by police, it was reported. Officials and police are in attendance.

China remains nervous after a stabbing spree in Yunnan province on 1 March left 29 people dead and 143 wounded.

There is no confirmed motive for Friday’s attack.

An unnamed official in Changsha told AFP news agency: “I can assure you it’s not a terror attack. It happened in a market due to some dispute.”

Local media reports said one attacker appeared to run a bakery and that the attack took place after a row in the shop.

In addition to the attacker shot dead by police, another was captured and three escaped, AP news agency reported, citing local media.

 

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