Newscast Media BEIJING—Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged to severely punish
terrorists and spare no efforts in maintaining stability in response to Thursday
morning’s fatal explosions in Urumqi.
According to Xinhua news agency, two vehicles without license plates drove through
roadside fences and plowed into people at an open air market at Gongyuanbei Street
near Renmin Park at 7:50 a.m. and set off explosive devices, killing at least 31
people. More than 90 others were injured.
Xi ordered the police to step up patrols and security control over possible terrorist
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