Survivors tell of terror after China market attack

May 23, 2014 8:17 AM

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Scrambling to her feet, and minus her shoes and hat, she fled while the two vehicles plowed through a crowd of shoppers before setting off more fiery blasts in the latest — and bloodiest — incident of violence in China’s far northwestern Xinjiang region in recent months. The attack killed 31 mostly elderly people and wounded more than 90.

“The SUVs were mowing down people and goods alike,” Mrs. Zhang, 71, said Friday at a hospital where she was being treated for crushed toes and other injuries.

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