Attack on Chinese border post kills....
Attack on Chinese border post kills 16 policemen
Published: August 04, 2008, 08:18
Beijing: At least 16 policemen were killed after an attack on a border post in western China on Monday, state media reported.
The unidentified attackers crashed a truck into the station and threw two grenades that also wounded 16 more policemen, the Xinhua news agency repored.
The latest violence in Kashi, in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, comes just four days before the start of the Olympic games in Beijing.
A militant group recently claimed responsibility for bombings that killed five people and promised to sabotage the Olympics.