Updated: 05/22/2014 09:27 | By Agence France-Presse

Blast in capital of China's restive Xinjiang

An explosion on Thursday hit Urumqi, capital of the restive Chinese region of Xinjiang which is home to mostly Muslim Uighurs, the official Xinhua news agency reported. 


Casualties from the blast, near a park in the city, were unknown, the agency said in a short dispatch.

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