Eleven People Died from Poison in Vinegar

Eleven People Died from Poison in Vinegar

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 […]

China Sends Anti-Terrorism Force to Xinjiang Region

China Sends Anti-Terrorism Force to Xinjiang Region

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 […]

Increased Security after Violence in Xinjiang

Increased Security after Violence in Xinjiang

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 […]

18 Killed in New Outbreak of Violence in Xinjiang

18 Killed in New Outbreak of Violence in Xinjiang

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 […]

18 People Died in the Assault on a Police Station

18 People Died in the Assault on a Police Station

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 […]