Agencies in Beijing and Laura Zhou
South China Morning Post
December 30, 2013

Police in the far western region of Xinjiang shot dead eight people during a “terrorist attack” yesterday morning, the regional government said, the second outbreak of violent unrest this month in a region that has a substantial ethnic Uygur population.

The attack occurred in Yarkand county close to the Silk Road city of Kashgar in the autonomous region’s far south, the Xinjiang government said in a brief statement.

“At around 6.30am, nine thugs carrying knives attacked a police station in Kashgar’s Yarkand county, throwing explosive devices and setting police cars on fire,” the statement said. “The police took decisive measures, shooting dead eight and capturing one.”

Read more


NEWSLETTER SIGN UP

Get the latest breaking news & specials from Alex Jones and the Infowars Crew.

Related Articles


Comments