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China on edge after Xinjiang bombing

Beijing vows to punish those responsible for attack that killed 31 people in troubled western region.

Last updated: 23 May 2014 03:53
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China's President Xi Jinping has vowed to punish those responsible for Thursday's attack in Xinjiang region, in which at least 31 people were killed after two vehicles ploughed into a busy market and explosives were thrown.

Beijing blames Uighur separatists for the attack, the latest in a series of attacks targeting civilians in Xinjiang and beyond.

Al Jazeera's Adrian Brown reports from Beijing.

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