China charges 4 in train station knife attack

June 30, 2014 9:32 AM

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BEIJING — Prosecutors announced murder and terrorism charges Monday against four people for a knife attack that killed 29 people at a train station, part of an upsurge in unrest the government blames on Muslim extremists.

The announcement by the national prosecutor's office came during a security crackdown launched after the violence in March in Kunming in China's southwest and attacks in the restive Muslim northwest.

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