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China, Uighurs Differ Over Accounts of Unrest in Xinjiang

The Chinese government and exiled Uighur groups are offering differing explanations about what led to the latest instance of unrest in the troubled Xinjiang region, where scores of people were killed this week. The official Xinhua news agency said the violence began when a mob armed with knives and axes attacked a police station, government offices, and civilians in two towns Monday in Shache county, killing dozens of civilians. Xinhua said police responded with gunfire, killing dozens...

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