Unrest in Chinese XInjiang province continues

Riot police have been deployed again on the streets of the western Chinese city of Urumqi, to try to prevent further protests over a spate of stabbings.Several roads have been blocked to cars after days of demonstrations by thousands of residents from the majority Han Chinese community.

The biggest protests about the syringe stabbings were on Thursday when five people died and 14 were injured. Local officials have blamed Uighur Muslim separatists for the attacks.

New protests in Xinjiang.


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