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China - 29 killed, 140+ injured in knife attack, Kunming train station, 1 March 2014

Discussion in 'Rampage Killings and Terrorist Attacks' started by al66pine, Mar 1, 2014.

  1. al66pine

    al66pine New Member

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    From headline in link, I speculated - incorrectly -
    that attacker had firearm(s) but turned out to be a group of knife-wielding men.

    LE released very ltd info so far, per this link posted ~ 1 hr ago (Mar. 1).

    "China's official Xinhua News Agency says at least 27 people are dead and 109 injured
    after a group of knife-wielding men attacked a train station in southwestern China...."
    "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." SBM

    http://www.stltoday.com/news/world/...cle_7e53b083-68ee-5041-8908-731c45b24749.html
     
  2. Elley Mae

    Elley Mae The enemy is here. beware

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  3. Blondie in Spokane

    Blondie in Spokane Well-Known Member

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  4. Catchy kitty

    Catchy kitty Member

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    This is crazy!
     
  5. OkieGranny

    OkieGranny New Member Staff Member Forum Coordinators

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    From March 2015:

    http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2...ation-knife-attack-that-killed-31-people.html

     
  6. Nova

    Nova Active Member

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    I don't blame the OP for assuming the attackers must have had firearms to cause so many casualties. Imagine if the killers had had assault rifles!
     

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