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Press conference on Xinjiang riot held in Urumqi

2009-07-07 09:09:24 GMT2009-07-07 17:09:24 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Local government officials hold a press conference on the riot that killed 156 people and injured more than 1,000 Sunday in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on July 7, 2009. Reporters from foreign news services and domestic ones attended the press conference here Tuesday.(Xinhua/Xing Guangli)

Li Zhi, secretary of the Urumqi City Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), speaks during a government press conference on the riot that killed 156 people and injured more than 1,000 Sunday in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on July 7, 2009.(Xinhua/Sadat)

Jierla Yishamuding, mayor of the Urumqi City, speaks during a government press conference on the riot that killed 156 people and injured more than 1,000 Sunday in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on July 7, 2009.(Xinhua/Sadat)

A foreign journalist raises his hand during a government press conference on the riot that killed 156 people and injured more than 1,000 Sunday in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on July 7, 2009.(Xinhua/Sadat)

Reporters attend a government press conference on the riot that killed 156 people and injured more than 1,000 Sunday in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on July 7, 2009.(Xinhua/Sadat)

Local government officials hold a press conference on the riot that killed 156 people and injured more than 1,000 Sunday in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on July 7, 2009.

Reporters from foreign news services and domestic ones attended the press conference here Tuesday.

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