Beijing, May 22:
Explosions at a market in China’s Xinjiang Uygur region left an unknown number of people killed and injured Thursday morning, Xinhua reported.
The explosions occurred at an open market in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang Uygur region. All the injured were rushed to several hospitals, police said.
Two cross-country vehicles driving from north to south ploughed into people in the market at 7.50 a.m. Explosives were thrown out of the vehicles, witnesses said.
One of the vehicles exploded in the market. A business man in the market claimed to have heard a dozen of big bangs.