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Police shoot dead 8 during attack in China's Xinjiang

Source: Reuters - Mon, 30 Dec 2013 04:04 AM
Author: Reuters
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BEIJING, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Police in China's restive far western region of Xinjiang shot dead eight people during a "terrorist attack" on Monday, the regional government said.

The incident happened in Yarkand county close to the old Silk Road city of Kashgar in Xinjiang's far south, the Xinjiang government said in a statement on its official news website (www.ts.cn). (Reporting by Ben Blanchard)

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