1992 Ürümqi bombings

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1992 Ürümqi bombings
China Xinjiang Ürümqi.svg
Location of Ürümqi in China
Location Urumqi, Xinjiang, China
Date February 5, 1992 (1992-02-05) (UTC+08:00)
Attack type
Deaths 3
Non-fatal injuries
Perpetrators ETIM

On 5 February 1992, four bombs exploded in public buildings and on two buses, line 2 and line 30, in Urumqi, Xinjiang, China. The bombings resulted in three deaths and 23 injuries.


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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