Unrest in China leaves 22 dead following Xinjiang attack
A new “ethnic clash in theÂ restive region of Xinjiang“, on China’s central Asian frontier, saw 22 people killed after Uighur
assailants Muslims attacked Han Chinese merchants at a wholesale food market near the border with Kyrgyzstan.
The latest incident, reported by Radio Free Asia, brings to at least 244 the number of people who have died inÂ reported attacksÂ in the region since a crackdown on terrorism began in May. Officials were not available for comment at the public security bureau in Maralbeshi county, known in Chinese as Bachu county.