Terrorist Attack Kills 31 in Xinjiang Region

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A deadly terrorist attack has targeted an open air market in Urumqi, the capital of China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region. The blasts killed 31 people and wounded more than 90. The Xinjiang government says it is “a serious violent terrorist” act.

Chinese President Xi Jinping says this case again raises alarm over terrorism. CCTV’s Wu Lei reports from Urumqi.

Terrorist Attack Kills 31 at Urumqi Market

Terrorist Attack Kills 31 at Urumqi Market

A deadly terrorist attack targeted an open air market in Urumqi, the capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Region. The blasts killed 31 people and wounded more than 90. The Xinjiang government says it is "a serious violent terrorist" act. President Xi says this case again raises alarm over terrorism. For the latest, CCTV's Wu Lei joins us by phone from Urumqi.
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This is the latest in a string of terrorist attacks in the region. CCTV’s Mike Walter speaks to Philip Potter, Professor at the University of Michigan, about the increasing sophistication of these attacks.

Philip Potter on Urumqi Terror Attack

Philip Potter on Urumqi Terror Attack

About the latest in a string of terrorist attacks in the region, CCTV America spoke to Philip Potter from the University of Michigan, and asked him about the increasing sophistication of these attacks.
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For more coverage of the attack, CCTV’s Li Qiuyuan reports from Beijing.

China, Pakistan Vow to Strengthen Anti-terrorism Cooperation

China, Pakistan Vow to Strengthen Anti-terrorism Cooperation

Now let's get more reaction to the Market attack. CCTV's Li Qiuyuan Joins us live from Beijing.
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