'Major casualties' in China market blast

A deadly blast that hit the capital of China's western region of Xinjiang was described as a "serious violent terrorist incident" by China's Ministry of Public.

The ministry said there were "major casualties" but did not give any more details.

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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.