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Twenty-eight terrorists killed in 56-day hunt in Xinjiang

Updated: 2015-11-20 12:15

URUMQI - Xinjiang police have busted a terrorist gang and killed twenty-eight members in a 56-day hunt, local publicity authority announced on Friday.

On Sept 18, a group of armed mobsters attacked a coal mine in Baicheng county of Aksu prefecture, killing 11 civilians, three policemen and two para-police members, injuring 18 others, according to a statement of the publicity department of Xinjiang.

One of the terrorists surrendered and 28 others were killed in a police hunt-down.

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