China Jihad: “Violent Clash” With Uighur Muslims Leaves 21 Dead

Local government says 21 dead in west China clash sparked by ‘terrorism’

Associated Press

BEIJING – A violent clash between authorities and assailants described as a terrorist gang left 21 people dead in China’s restive northwestern region of Xinjiang, the local government said Wednesday.

The obligatory AP BS  follows:

Xinjiang, a sprawling region that borders Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, is home to millions of Uighurs, many of whom complain of tight restrictions on religious and cultural life by Beijing and say they have been marginalized by policies……  Read more>>