Singapore condemns mass-stabbing attacks in Kunming

A pedestrian reacts as a security officer holds out a detector on a street in Urumqi, Xinjiang.

Singapore on Monday strongly condemned the mass-stabbing attacks in China's southwestern city of Kunming in which 29 people were killed and over 130 injured.

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Here is the full statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

In response to media queries on the attacks at the Kunming Train Station, China, the MFA Spokesman said:

"Singapore strongly condemns the violent attacks at the Kunming Train Station on the evening of 1 March 2014. 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.

Our Consulate-General in Guangzhou is in touch with Singaporeans in Kunming and there have been no reports of affected Singaporeans thus far.

Singaporeans who require consular assistance in Kunming may contact the Singapore Consulate-General in Guangzhou or the MFA Duty Officer (24-hours) at:

Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore in Guangzhou Tel: +86 20389 12345Fax: +86 20389 12933Email: singcg_gzu@sgmfa.gov.sg