Terror Attack In China Kills Dozens
Most of the media is reporting the attackers as "unidentified assailants." I actually had to read through a dozen before I found one that actually identified the attackers:
A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed on Islamic militants, state media reported Tuesday. Many other people were injured in the violence Monday in Shache county near the city of Kashgar, the official Xinhua News Agency said. It said the mob first attacked a police station and government offices in the township of Elixku before moving on to a neighbouring township, attacking civilians and smashing vehicles along the way.Read more.
Posted by: Pat at July 29, 2014 11:13 PM
Posted by: VINNIE GAMBINI at July 30, 2014 06:53 AM
"Uighuractivists say repressive Chinese cultural and religious
policies are fuelling resentment among Uighurs, along with a sense that
the benefits of economic growth in the resource-rich region are flowing
disproportionately to migrants from the country's Han Chinese majority."
Do any Jawa readers know if China has a program to settle large numbers of Han Chinese in Uighur areas, like it does in Tibet?
Posted by: pst314 at July 30, 2014 11:29 AM
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