Eleven people died in Xinjiang and 120 became ill probably have used vinegar stored in tanks that contained antifreeze, announced the Xinhua News Agency. Eleven people, including children aged six, died after being poisoned at a dinner in the village of Sangzhu (桑株乡) in the region of Xinjiang, said police. As the result of this […]
State media reported Saturday that China has sent an elite anti-terrorism unit to the restive region of Xinjiang in the wake of recent violence there. The official China Daily newspaper said the Snow Leopard commando unit will be based in Aksu city, about halfway between the regional capital of Urumqi and Kashgar, where violent attacks […]
The police have sealed off on Tuesday the center of Kashgar in Xinjiang province, after violence of terrorists over the weekend. These incidents have again highlighted the ethnic tensions that exist in this region whose population is predominantly Muslim and Uighur. A score of anti-riot vehicles were deployed on People’s Square in the heart of […]
Eighteen people in total were killed in the city of Kashgar, Xinjiang (northwest), in two attacks and the intervention of the police. The violence came less than two weeks after the disturbances on July 18, which killed 20 people in the city of Hotan, also located in Xinjiang autonomous region. A first attack with knives […]
The Government of Xinjiang on Wednesday has risen the death toll to 18 – 14 “troublemakers”, two officers and two hostages – during the assault on a police station on Monday. China called the incident that killed 18 people in the region inhabited by the Muslim minority a “grave terrorist attack” and denies that there […]
Coached by famous former swimmer Zhang Jian, a team of four athletes successfully crossed the 24-km-long Kanas Lake in Xinjiang on 9th of July. Each team member gets $10,000 reward after the challenge.