SINGAPORE, March 3 (Xinhua) -- Singapore "strongly condemns" the violent attacks in China's Kunming train station happened on Saturday night, the city-state's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday.
"Such attacks on innocent civilians cannot be condoned or justified under any circumstances. We express our deepest condolences to the victims and their families and wish those injured a quick recovery," the ministry said in a statement.
A group of knife-wielding assailants killed 29 civilians and injured another 143 late Saturday at the railway station of Kunming, capital of Yunnan Province.
The terrorist attack was planned and organized by separatist elements from Xinjiang and this incident was the most cruel atrocity, a Chinese spokesman said on Sunday.
A lot of countries and international organizations also expressed their sympathy to Kunming terror attack victims.
[Photos]Volunteers donate blood for victims of Kunming terrorist attack
[Photos]The injured in Kunming terrorist attack receive medical treatment
Xi vows punishment on terrorists, careful rescue for victims
BEIJING, March 2 (Xinhua) -- Chinese president Xi Jinping has urged the law enforcement to investigate and solve the case of Kunming terrorist attack with all-out efforts and punish the terrorists in accordance with the law.
More than 10 terrorist suspects attacked people at the square and ticket hall of Kunming Railway Station at 9:20 p.m. on Saturday, killing at least 28 civilians and injuring 113 others. Full story
Kunming airport steps up security checks
KUNMING, March 2 (Xinhua) -- The Changshui International Airport in Kunming of southwest China's Yunnan Province has stepped up security checks on Sunday following the Saturday terrorist attack that left 29 civilians dead and more than 130 injured.
Travellers at the airport will be subject to more frequent and closer scrutiny over their body and luggage, airport officials said, adding that the enhanced checks will prolong the process and thus advising passengers to check in earlier. Full story
Int'l community slams terrorist attack in southwest China, sending condolences
BEIJING, March 3 (Xinhua) -- The international community has strongly condemned a deadly terrorist attack in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province and sent condolences to the victims' families.
The United Nations Security Council said in a statement on Sunday that the 15-nation UN body condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack on Saturday evening in the Kunming train station.Full story