Extremists attack police in western China, fourteen dead

Published 21 July 2011

On Wednesday religious extremists armed with homemade weapons attacked a police station in the western province of Xinjiang; the attack ended with fourteen of the eighteen attackers dead; the attack comes after a violent riot earlier that week; the attackers were fighting on behalf of Uighurs, an ethnic Muslim minority in China that is seeking greater autonomy

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