China

Terrorists Blamed For Clashes in Chinese Region of Xinjiang

Six arrested

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China is blaming an Islamic "terror gang" for an incident during which police shot and killed 14 people in the far western region of Xinjiang.

Two policemen were also killed in Sunday's clash, which officials say broke out as police tried to arrest suspects near the town of Kashgar.

The official Xinhua news agency called the incident an "organized, pre-meditated, violent terror attack," noting that six people were arrested.