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3 men get death for mass knifing that killed 30 at China train station
3 men get death for mass knifing that killed 30 at China train station

After a trial lasting less than a day, a Chinese court on Friday sentenced three men to death and a woman to life in prison for their roles in a mass stabbing at a railway station in March that left about 30 dead and more than 140 injured. The quick verdicts came a day after China’s highest prosecutorial agency called for “fast-tracking” cases involving terrorism, religious extremism and the making of firearms and explosives. Scenes of bloody chaos at the Kunming station on the eve of a key political gathering in Beijing shocked the country and spurred authorities to adopt anti-terrorism measures, from arming police to conducting mass sentencing rallies and offering...

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