Of­fi­cials say 11 killed in at­tack on po­lice sta­tion

The Washington Times Daily - - World - From wire dis­patches and staff re­ports

BEI­JING | Eleven peo­ple were killed in an as­sault on a po­lice sta­tion in the north­west­ern re­gion of Xinjiang, the lat­est in a se­ries of at­tacks point­ing to grow­ing un­rest in the area.

Two aux­il­iary po­lice of­fi­cers and nine at­tack­ers were killed Satur­day af­ter­noon, the Xinjiang re­gional gov­ern­ment said on its mi­croblog. It said the as­sailants used knives and axes in the at­tack in Bachu county’s Serik­buya town­ship, near the city of Kash­gar.

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