9 injured in knife attack in China, police shoot suspect dead

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Beijing, March 6: Nine people were injured on Friday in a knife attack at a railway station in China's southern business hub of Guangzhou after which police shot dead one of the suspects.

The attack took place on Friday morning. Police shot dead a suspect and caught another, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

9 injured in knife attack in China

The identities of the two was not given out. Knife attacks have become common in China with assailants often targeting train stations.

Twenty-nine people were killed and several others were injured in an attack by knife-wielding assailants, belonging to a militant outfit from the volatile Xinjiang region, at a train station in Yunnan province's capital Kunming on March 1, 2014.

China said the attack was carried out by terrorists from East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM).


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