The attack on a police station in the city of Hotan left two hostages and several assailants dead, said Hou Hanmin, spokeswoman for the northwestern Chinese autonomous region. Six hostages were rescued, she said. "This is for sure a violent terrorist...
Page modified July 18, 2011 at 9:24 PM Armed men attack Xinjiang police station, killing officers Attackers armed with Molotov cocktails and explosives stormed a police station in China's restive Muslim province of Xinjiang on Monday, killing and...
Chinese officials have blamed Monday's deadly attack at a police station in Xinjiang province on "terrorists" from the ethnic Uighur minority. A local official told state media that one of the attackers had unfurled a banner with separatist slogans.
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According to Chinese media reports, a mob attacked the police building in Hotan in the Xinjiang region, taking hostages and setting it on fire. Paramilitary police are said to have then launched a counter attack in which several hostage takers were...
Four people, including a police officer, and an unconfirmed number of rioters were killed on Monday after a police station was attacked and set on fire in Hotan, the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, local police said...Police managed to free six...
Armed men stormed a police station in China's restive Muslim province of Xinjiang on Monday, killing and wounding several policemen, taking hostages and setting the building on fire, according to a report from the state-run news agency Xinhua.