fredag 20. november 2015

China says 28 foreign-led 'terrorists' killed after attack on mine in Xinjiang

Chinese security forces in the far western region of Xinjiang killed 28 "terrorists" from a group that carried out a deadly attack at a coal mine in September under the direction of "foreign extremists", the regional government said on Friday. The news carried by the official Xinjiang Daily was the first official mention of the Sept. 18 attack at the Sogan colliery in Aksu, in which it said 16 people, including 5 police officers were killed, and another 18 people injured. Radio Free Asia, which first reported the incident about two months ago, said at least 50 people had died. Read more