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Train Station Attackers Were Trying to Leave China for Jihad: Official

Chinese state media are reporting those who carried out last week's deadly knife attack at a train station in a southwest region had been trying to leave the country to carry out a holy war. Beijing has blamed militants from the far northwest region of Xinjiang for the Saturday attack, during which masked men dressed in black and armed with long knives killed 29 people and wounded 140. Mainly Muslim Uighurs complain of persecution by the state in Xinjiang, but the city of Kunming,...

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