8 terrorists killed in Xinjiang attack


URUMQI, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) – Eight terrorists were shot dead and another one captured by police during a terrorist attack early Monday morning in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, authorities said.

The nine terrorists attacked a police station wielding knives at around 6 a.m. in Shache County in the Kashgar region. They also threw explosives and set police cars on fire.

Eight were shot dead at the scene. Another was caught by police, according to the Kashgar prefectural party committee.

The case is under further investigation.


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