Terrorists kill 15 in China’s Xinjiang
Fifteen people have been killed and 14 others wounded in a “terrorist attack” in China´s Xinjiang region, the official Chinese news agency said Saturday.
A group of “terrorists” launched an attack on civilians Friday in Shache county, leaving four people dead and 14 wounded. Eleven “terrorists” were also shot dead during the violence, according to CCTV, China´s state broadcaster.
Chinese state news agency Xinhua confirmed the death toll, citing a statement from local authorities.
The district of Shache — or Yarkand in the Uighur language — was the scene of violent clashes in July.