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Knife-wielding man kills two in bus robbery

Updated: 2013-08-20 01:10
( Xinhua)

ZHENGZHOU - Two people have been killed and another 13 injured after a knife-wielding man attempted to rob a bus in Central China's Henan province Monday afternoon, local police said.

The incident happened at about 3:05 pm in Anyang City. There were 33 passengers on the bus, of whom 15 were attacked, according to the Anyang municipal public security bureau.

Two people died on the way to hospital and 13 are receiving treatment at local hospitals, according to the bureau.

The bus was going to Beiguo Township, Anyang County from the city of Anyang.

More than 400 policemen are hunting the robber, who fled after the attack.

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