1992 Ürümqi bombings

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1992 Ürümqi bombings
China Xinjiang Ürümqi.svg
Location of Ürümqi in China
Location Urumqi, Xinjiang, China
Date 5 February
Attack type
Bomb
Deaths 3
Non-fatal injuries
23

On 5 February 1992, among four bombs set in public buildings in Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, two on the buses of line 2 and line 30 exploded. The incidents resulted in 3 deaths, and injuries to 23 people.

Background[edit]

Continuing tensions in Xinjiang have been a source of terrorism in China. Conflicts over Uyghur cultural aspirations resurfaced during the 1960s.

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