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Two suspects, one citizen killed in Xinjiang attack

Updated: 2014-05-01 19:36
( Xinhua)

URUMQI  - Two suspects and a citizen were killed in Wednesday's railway station terror attack in the regional capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, police said Thursday.

An investigation showed one of the two suspects was a 39-year-old man from Xayar County, Aksu in southern Xinjiang.

The two have long been involved in religious extremism. At 7:10 pm Wednesday, they launched the attack at the exit of Urumqi south railway station.

The two suspects were killed by the explosion. An innocent citizen also died and 79 others were injured in the attack.

Some of the injured have been discharged from hospital. Local public order is normal.