33 dead after knife-men 'stabbed people madly' in China

A total of 33 people have been killed following a mass knife attack at a Chinese train station.

Militants have been blamed for the attack in the western region of Xinjiang in which witnesses described knife-wielding men "stabbing people madly".

Police officers patrol the streets of Xinjiang following the deadly knife attack. Credit: Reuters

A parking attendant, who was standing nearby, said he could not believe what was happening when he saw the attackers.

"I walked out and I saw a person with a knife this big," he said, spreading his arms wide.

"Then I saw five or six of them. They all had knives and they were stabbing people madly over by the first and second ticket offices," he said.


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