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China Says 50 Dead in Violence in Xinjiang

Chinese state media now say 50 people were killed during recent unrest in the violence-ridden, far-west region of Xinjiang. Previously, officials said only two people died in last Sunday's violence in Luntai County, southwest of the region's capital, Urumqi. The Tianshan news portal provided more details Friday, saying bombs exploded at two police stations and two stores, killing four police officers and six civilians. The report said police responded "decisively,"...

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