May 23, 2014

China's Terrorism Problem Is Getting Worse

Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post

The Associated Press

A gruesome terror attack Thursday morning led to at least 31 deaths in Urumqi, capital of the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang. The attack — in which assailants in two cars plowed over shoppers and set off explosives in a crowded market area — is the worst such incident in years, surpassing a horrific slaughter in March, when knife-wielding attackers hacked down 29...

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TAGGED: China, Terrorism, Uighurs, Xinjiang Province

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