At Least 140 Killed in Uighur Riots in China

More than 140 people have been killed in Urumqi, the capital of China's Xinjiang province after deadly clashes between rioters and police. The unrest began Sunday with what some witnesses described as a peaceful protest by as many as a thousand Uighurs, the Muslim ethnic minority in the region. Several reports say that police and anti-riot troops tried to disperse the crowd of protesters, and the demonstrators refused to leave. Instead they began throwing rocks and vegetables at police who...Full Story
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