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Items from Dec. 29
China: Three knife-wielding attackers detonated an explosive device in Moyu County’s Communist Party courtyard in Xinjiang region, killing two people, state news agency Xinhua reported. The perpetrators were then shot dead by police. Local authorities reported that the area is now stable. We need details on the motives for the attack, how frequently explosive devices have been used in this region