Chinese police kill two terrorists, arrest 15 others

Updated: 2008-02-18 19:46

URUMQI - Chinese police shut down a terrorist gang last month in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, killing two persons and arresting 15 others, local sources said on Monday.

Five policemen were injured, none of them deadly, during the raid on January 27 when three homemade grenades were thrown toward them, the sources said.

The arrest was made in one of the major neighbourhoods in the city, according to

"The incident didn't disrupt the atmosphere of the Spring Festival in Urumqi," the website said.

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