Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack in China’s Xinjiang

Marzieh Afkham

Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the violent terrorist incident in China’s autonomous region of Xinjiang.

Dozens of civilians were killed or injured in a terrorist attack on Monday morning in Shache County, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

A gang armed with knives and axes attacked a police station and government offices, while some moved on to the nearby Huangdi Township, attacking civilians and smashing vehicles as they passed. Dozens of Uygur and Han civilians were killed or injured.

“Police officers at the scene shot dead dozens of members of the mob,” reported the Chinese official news agency, Xinhua.

Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.


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