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  11/17/2013, Kislev 14, 5774

China: 11 Killed in Police--Islamic Insurgent Clashes

11 people were killed in a confrontation between police and Islamic insurgents in the Xinjiang province of northwestern China.

The Xinhua news agency reported that two policemen and nine Muslim rebels were killed when the rebels attacked a police station.  The agency further reported that the nine attackers, who were shot to death, had been armed with axes and knives.

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