(Xinjiang) An attack late on Tuesday evening saw three knife-wielding attackers kill five people and injured another five in China's far western region of Xinjiang before police shot dead the attackers.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The attack took place in Pishan county in the restive southern part of Xinjiang.
Hundreds of people have been killed in recent years in Xinjiang, which is situated on the borders of central Asia, Pakistan, Afghanistan and India, in violence between members of the ethnic Uighur (Islamic) minority and majority Han Chinese.
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