China blamed militants from the restive far western region of Xinjiang for an attack at a train station on the other side of the country by knife-wielding "terrorists" in which at least 33 died, including four of the assailants, who were shot dead.
Three people were killed and 79 wounded in a bomb and knife attack at a train station in the far western region of China today, state media said, as President Xi Jinping was wrapping up a vist to the area.
An attack at a train station in China's western city of Urumqi was carried out by two religious extremists, who both died in the blast, the government said.
Explosives hurled from two vehicles which ploughed into an open market in China's troubled Xinjiang region killed 31 people, state media reported, the deadliest act of violence in the region in years.
China has launched a nationwide, year-long "anti-terror operation", state media has said, days after announcing a similar crackdown targeting the troubled Xinjiang region following an attack which killed dozens.
The Chinese government offers 500 yuan (80 dollar) bonuses to travellers willing to visit troubled Xinjiang region, after a series of terrorist attacks linked to separatists rebels.