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Separatists Blamed For China Knife Attack; 33 Dead

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March 02, 2014 AT 11:44 AM
Authorities on Sunday blamed a slashing rampage that killed 29 people and wounded 143 at a train station in southern China on separatists from the country's far west, while local residents said government crackdowns had taken their toll on the alleged culprits. The official Xinhua News Agency said, that the police fatally shot four of the assailants — putting the overall death toll at 33 — and captured another after the attack late Saturday in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province. But authorities were searching for at least five more of the black-clad attackers.