Shufu County

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Shufu (Kashgar Konasheher) County

疏附县قەشقەر كونا شەھەر ناھىيىسى
County
Location of the county
Location of the county
Country China
Province Xinjiang
Prefecture-level divisions Kashgar Prefecture
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Shufu County
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 疏附縣
Simplified Chinese 疏附县
Literal meaning Old Town County
Uyghur name
Uyghur
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.

2013 attack[edit]

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.[1] In the aftermath 14 of the 16 attackers were killed by police special units.[2]

See also[edit]

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