People gather in Urumqi, attack passers-by and burn vehicles 2009-07-05 21:28:41   Print

    URUMQI, July 5 (Xinhua) -- An unknown number of people gathered Sunday afternoon in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, attacking passers-by and setting fire to vehicles.

    They also turned over traffic guardrail and interrupted traffic on some roads in the city.

    Police have rushed to the site to maintain order.

Urumqi Riot

Editor: Wang Guanqun
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