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Eight Die, Five Injured in Xinjiang Knife Attack: Reports - Radio Free Asia

Chinese authorities in the troubled northwestern region of Xinjiang shot dead three people who reportedly attacked passersby with knives, killing five of them in an incident that sources said was the latest of several in the area. Three people attacked ...and more »

Eight Reported Dead After Attack in Pishan, Xinjiang - China Digital Times

At the South China Morning Post, Teddy Ng reports on a fatal attack in Pishan county, Xinjiang on Tuesday, February 14. Eight were reportedly killed—including three, the alleged attackers, by police—and five others injured: A news portal of the Hotan ...and more »

Eight killed in Xinjiang knife attack: police shoot three attackers - South China Morning Post

Eight people were killed in a violent attack in China's restive region of Xinjiang on Tuesday, mainland media reported. A news portal of the Hotan government reported on early Wednesday morning that three knife-wielding men attacked and stabbed ...and more »

Chinese police out in full force after Xinjiang terror attack - The Star Online

XINJIANG, China: Armed police in bulletproof proof vests are on patrol every 10 to 20 metres on the streets of Pishan county in China's restive Xinjiang region after eight people were killed during a knife attack, residents in the area said. The county ...and more »

Eight killed in China's restive Xinjiang region - Financial Times

Paramilitary police have been deployed in a town in the western Chinese region of Xinjiang after a clash that left eight dead, state media said. Police shot dead three “terrorists” wielding knives who had killed five people and wounded five others in ...and more »

Knife-wielding attackers kill five in China's Xinjiang: govt - Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Three knife-wielding attackers have killed five people and injured another five in China's far western region of Xinjiang before police killed the “thugs”, a regional government said, in the latest bout of violence on China's ...and more »

Eight dead after knife attack in China's western Xinjiang region -

According to a statement posted on the local government's website, the attack occurred on Tuesday evening in Pishan county in southern Xinjiang, home to China's Uighur ethnic minority. It said the three also injured five others before being shot dead ...and more »

China knife attack: Eight dead in Xinjiang region - BBC News

Eight people are dead after a knife attack in China's restive Xinjiang region. Three assailants killed five people and injured 10 others before they were shot dead by police on Tuesday in Pishan county, local officials said. No motive was given, but ...and more »

Xinjiang's economy grows 7.6% in 2016 - China Daily

URUMQI - The economy of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region grew 7.6 percent year on year in 2016, 0.9 percentage points above the national growth rate, the local statistics bureau announced Monday. The region's GDP reached 961.7 billion ...and more »

East Turkestan: Chinese Government Blames Uyghurs for Knife Attack - UNPO

Three knife-wielding assailants have caused the death of eight people and wounded five others in Xinjiang. Although Chinese authorities blame the Uyghurs for the attack, rights groups point out that the violence in the region is fuelled by China's ...and more »