China executes 3 Muslims guilty of knife attack that killed 31

Three Chinese separatists who were involved in an a knife attack that killed 31 people at a train station last year have been executed.

The three men, Iskandar Ehet, Turgun Tohtunyaz and Hasayn Muhammad were all put to death for their role in the attack at Kuming railway station, which also saw more than 140 people wounded.

The Supreme People’s Court confirmed that the executions had taken place after the men were convicted of ‘leading a terrorist organisation and intentional homicide’ in September.