End the brutal Zionist occupation of Xinjiang! “8 people killed in violence in China’s Xinjiang region,” by Jethro Mullen and Kevin Wang for CNN, December 30:
(CNN) — 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 police cars on fire, the Xinjiang government said on its official news website. One of the people was taken into custody, the statement said, describing the attackers as “thugs.”
The violence took place around 6:30 a.m. in Yarkant County in western Xinjiang and is under investigation, authorities said.
It’s the latest outbreak of deadly unrest in Xinjiang, a large, resource-rich region that is home to the Uyghurs, a Turkic-speaking, predominantly Muslim ethnic group….