Monday, July 06, 2009

Ethnic rioting kills up to 140 in China's western Xinjiang region...

Up to 140 people have been killed and more than 800 injured in violent ethnic riots in China's western Xinjiang region.

Hundreds of people, mostly Muslim Uighurs, took to the streets of the region's capital, Urumqi, where some rioters smashed vehicles and set them alight.

Others overturned barricades, attacked bystanders and clashed with police, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

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