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Street knife attack kills one, injures five in SW China

(Xinhua)

08:10, April 28, 2012

KUNMING, April 27 (Xinhua) -- One people was killed and another five injured in a street knife attack Friday in southwest China's Yunnan Province, local authorities said.

A man attacked six people using a knife near a coach station in the county seat of Fuyuan on Friday noon, the county's international communication office said in a statement.

All the six were rushed to the county people's hospital for emergency medical treatment, but one died as emergency treatment failed.

An auxiliary police officer and a taxi driver seized the killer and stopped his knife attack.

Local police have launched an investigation into the attack.

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