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China says Xinjiang attack linked to Pakistan

Posted By admin On August 1, 2011 @ 2:09 am In World News | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
Aug 1, 2011

A deadly weekend attack in China’s restive Xinjiang region was masterminded by “terrorists” trained in Pakistan, the local government said Monday.

Fourteen people were killed in two attacks at the weekend in the ancient Silk Road city of Kashgar, and five alleged attackers were in turn shot dead by police in the wave of violence.

The Kashgar authorities said in a statement on their website that initial investigations found that the perpetrators of one attack learned explosive-making skills in terrorist-run camps in Pakistan.

“The heads of the group had learned skills of making explosives and firearms in overseas camps of the terrorist group East Turkistan Islamic Movement in Pakistan before entering Xinjiang,” the online statement said.

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[1] AFP: http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20110801/wl_afp/chinaunrestxinjianggovernment

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[3] China uses 9/11 to crack down on Xinjiang region: http://www.prisonplanet.com/china-uses-911-to-crack-down-on-xinjiang-region.html

[4] China dismisses accusation of Xinjiang genocide: http://www.prisonplanet.com/china-dismisses-accusation-of-xinjiang-genocide.html

[5] India PM says Pakistan “agencies” linked to attack: http://www.prisonplanet.com/india-pm-says-pakistan-agencies-linked-to-attack.html

[6] China installs 40,000 CCTV cameras in Xinjiang ahead of anniversary of deadly riots: http://www.prisonplanet.com/china-installs-40000-cctv-cameras-in-xinjiang-ahead-of-anniversary-of-deadly-riots.html

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