China says situation under control after train station blast

BEIJING Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:36pm EDT

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BEIJING (Reuters) - The situation is "well under control" after a blast at a train station in Urumqi, capital of China's far western region of Xinjiang, a spokesman for the regional government said on Wednesday.

The government was assessing casualty figures and investigating the cause of the blast, spokesman Luo Fuyong told Reuters by telephone.

(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Robert Birsel)

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