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Xinjiang court sentences 12 to death over July violence

Updated: 2014-10-13 19:08

BEIJING - A court in Xinjiang's Kashgar on Monday sentenced 12 people to death for organizing terrorist attacks that killed 37 civilians in Shache County in July.

The Intermediate People's Court of Kashgar Prefecture also sentenced 15 others to death with a two-year reprieve, according to the official news portal of the government of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, www.ts.cn.

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