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China ramps up response after Xinjiang ‘terror attacks,’ stages military exercises

AFP, URUMQI, China

Previous reports said 11 men were killed, while another four were arrested at the scene.

Hotan has reportedly been under a curfew since Friday night, and searches for the town on Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo were blocked yesterday.

Meanwhile, the Web site of the Xinjiang Daily newspaper reported yesterday that 19 people had been arrested for spreading online “rumors.”

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