Shufu County

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Shufu County
قەشقەر كونا شەھەر ناھىيىسى
疏附县
County
Location of the county
Location of the county
Country China
Province Xinjiang
Prefecture-level divisions Kashgar Prefecture
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

The Shufu (Konasheher) County (Uyghur: قەشقەر كونا شەھەر ناھىيىسى‎, ULY: Qeshqer Konasheher Nahiyisi, UYY: Ⱪəxⱪər Konaxəⱨər Naⱨiyisi?) is a county in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Kashgar Prefecture. It contains an area of 3,513 km². According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 360,000.

2013 attack[edit]

On December 15, 2013, 16 people was killed in an attack of the police station. A group of armed knife attacker and bombs thrown into the building and killed to police officers.[1] In the aftermath was 14 of the 16 attackers muredered by the operations unit.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Attack on Police in Western China Kills 16, Tianshan Reports". Bloomberg. Retrieved December 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ "16 die in attack on police station in west China". USA Today. December 16, 2013. Retrieved December 16, 2013. 

Coordinates: 39°21′00″N 75°51′03″E / 39.35000°N 75.85083°E / 39.35000; 75.85083