Updated: 06/21/2014 11:01 | By Agence France-Presse

13 shot dead in Xinjiang bomb attack on police: govt

Thirteen "thugs" were shot dead in China's restive Xinjiang on Saturday after they drove into a police building and set off an explosion, a regional government website said.


"Today thugs crashed a car into the public security building of Kargilik county in Xinjiang's Kashgar prefecture and set off an explosion. Police took decisive action and shot dead 13 thugs," the official Tianshan web portal reported, adding that three police were injured.

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