Dozens of people were killed or injured during a terror attack in Xinjiang early on Monday, South China Morning Post reported, citing state media. Xinhua said that a group of assailants, wielding knives and axes, attacked the government office and police station in Elixku township in Kashgar’s Yarkand, or Shache, county. Some attacked residents in neighbouring Huangdi township, the report said. Police said they shot dead dozens of the attackers, describing the incident as an “organized and premeditated” act of terror. At least six vehicles were torched and another 25 sabotaged.
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