CHINA: ‘ POLICE THWART TERRORIST ATTACK IN NORTH WEST XINJIANG UYGHUR REGION ‘

#AceWorldNews – CHINA:Jan.12: Police in China’s north-west Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region killed six suspected militants and thwarted an attempted terrorist attack, Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.

According to the agency, local residents spotted a suspicious man with a parcel at a commercial district of the Shule County around 10am local time and notified the police.

As police officers apprehended the suspect, he attacked them with an axe and tried to detonate an explosive device, which was disguised as a parcel. The suspect was shot dead by policemen./Tass/. reported. 

While policemen were dealing with the suspect, five more people with explosive devices attacked the law enforcers, but were shot dead as well.

There were no casualties reported neither among the policemen nor civilians.

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