China on edge after Xinjiang bombing

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

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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