Chinese President: 'Attackers must be punished'

China's President Xi has said security will be tightened and "attackers to be punished" following market explosions in Xinjiang province, Chinese state media has reported.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping pledges to severely punish terrorists after deadly explosions in Xinjiang

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Case must be solved fast, attackers to be punished, security to be tightened up, Chinese President Xi says on #XinjiangExplosion

More: At least 94 injured alongside 31 dead

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Explosive attack in market in northwestern China

Attackers crashed a pair of vehicles and tossed explosives in an attack near an open air market in the capital of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang province, leaving 31 people dead and at least 94 injured.