|Shufu (Kashgar Konasheher) County
疏附县 • قەشقەر كونا شەھەر ناھىيىسى
Location of the county
|Prefecture-level divisions||Kashgar Prefecture|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
|Literal meaning||Old Town County|
قەشقەر كونا شەھەر ناھىيىسى
The Shufu (Kashgar Konasheher) County, 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.
On December 15, 2013, 16 people were killed in an attack on a police-station. A group, armed with knives and bombs, attacked the police-station and killed two police officers. In the aftermath 14 of the 16 attackers were killed by police special units.
- "Attack on Police in Western China Kills 16, Tianshan Reports". Bloomberg. Retrieved December 16, 2013.
- "16 die in attack on police station in west China". USA Today. December 16, 2013. Retrieved December 16, 2013.
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