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Police shoot dead `several terrorists` in China`s Xinjiang: Report

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014 - 17:43

Beijing: Chinese authorities shot dead "several terrorists" during an "attack" in Xinjiang on Friday, state media said, the latest violent incident in the restive far-west region home to mostly Muslim ethnic minority Uighurs.

"Several terrorists were shot dead by police during a terrorist attack Friday afternoon," the Xinhua news agency said, without providing further details. Xinjiang police and information officers reached by phone declined to comment.

First Published: Friday, February 14, 2014 - 17:43
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