July 29, 2014

Terror Attack In China Kills Dozens

Most of the media is reporting the attackers as "unidentified assailants." I actually had to read through a dozen before I found one that actually identified the attackers:

A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed on Islamic militants, state media reported Tuesday.

Many other people were injured in the violence Monday in Shache county near the city of Kashgar, the official Xinhua News Agency said.

It said the mob first attacked a police station and government offices in the township of Elixku before moving on to a neighbouring township, attacking civilians and smashing vehicles along the way.

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By DMartyr at 09:50 PM | Comments |