Grenade attacks kill 16 policemen in China

August 4th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS  

Urumqi (China), Aug 4 (Xinhua) Sixteen policemen were killed and as many injured after two attackers threw grenades on a police station in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur region Monday. The attackers drove a lorry to break into the police station in Kashi at about 8:00 a.m. and threw two grenades killing 16 personnel of the border police force, official sources said.

The attackers were arrested, police said.

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