Because Islamic jihadists would love to have an opportunity to kill Americans, as so as the jihad in China steps up in ferocity, Americans there are all under threat — perhaps even more so than Infidels from other countries. “Consulate in China Warns Americans Following Mass Stabbing,” by Ed Flanagan for NBC News, March 2 (thanks to Kenneth):
A United States Consulate in China called Sunday for Americans in the area to be cautious after a group of ten knife-wielding assailants killed 29 victims and left 130 wounded on Saturday.
“The Consulate General recommends that U.S. citizens pay attention to their surroundings when traveling in China and report any concerns to the local police,” said a statement from the U.S. Consulate in Chengdu.
A total of 33 people were killed, including four of the attackers, at the main train station in Kunming, the capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The group of ten attackers “indiscriminately” stabbed their victims, the consulate said.
Police shot and killed four of the culprits and captured one more, but five were still on the loose, according to the official Chinese news agency Xinhua.
China’s top police official, Politburo member Meng Jianzhu, called the incident a terrorist attack and Xinhua reported that the attack was carried out by “Xinjiang separatist forces.”
The far western region of Xinjiang is boiling with a rebellion of Chinese rule, led by members of the Muslim Uighur population.