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Minister condemns terrorist attack in China

Following stabbings at Kunming train station in China on 1 March, Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire has condemned those responsible.

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Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire

Hugo Swire also expressed his sympathy for the victims, which now include 29 dead and more than 130 injured.

Speaking in Parliament today Hugo Swire said:

I strongly condemn the brutal terrorist attack at Kunming train station on 1 March. My thoughts and sympathies are with the families of the victims and those injured. Our consular team responded immediately to reports of the incident, speaking to local police and hospitals where the victims were taken for treatment. We remain in touch with the local authorities and receive regular updates.

Published 4 March 2014
Last updated 5 March 2014 + show all updates
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