Date
16 August 2017

8 killed in attack on Xinjiang police station, govt says

Police shot dead eight attackers armed with explosives and knives in an assault on a police station in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang Monday morning, the government-backed news portal Tianshan Net reported Monday. Nine assailants hurled the explosive devices at the station in the Kashgar county of Yarkand at about 6.30am, the report said. One person was detained.

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