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Background to clashes in Xinjiang, China which left 50 dead

Fifty people died in violence on Sunday in Xinjiang, Chinese state media said, in what police called a "serious terrorist attack".

Earlier this week state media reported the incident in Luntai county but gave the death toll as two.

The BBC's Michael Bristow examines why violence has flared up.

  • 26 Sep 2014
  • From the section Asia