December 29th, 2013
11:33 PM ET

8 killed in China's Xinjiang region

Police shot and killed eight people who attacked a police station in Xinjiang, a restive region in northwestern China, authorities said Monday.
Nine people armed with knives threw explosives at the building and set fire to police vehicles, the Xinjiang government said on its website. One of the people was taken into custody, it said.
The violence took place in Yarkant County in Xinjiang and is under investigation, authorities said.

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  1. chrissy

    Silly Chin ese! Havent they learned from americans? Never take a knife to a gun fight!

    December 30, 2013 at 11:34 am | Report abuse |
  2. saywhat

    Good morning@chrissy@bobcat.
    As we see the year 2013, a year like its preceding 11 yrs which saw visionary leadership vanish and insanity reign in this world of ours, I extend to all my friends and bloggers warmest greetings for the coming year.
    May you be blessed with health, happiness and prosperity and we see this country of ours return to values which gave it birth – Amen.

    December 30, 2013 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
  3. chrissy

    Aww @ saywhat...YOU are such a good, honorable man. Best to you as well... God bless you!

    December 30, 2013 at 12:41 pm | Report abuse |
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