Dozens killed in China market bombing

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Chinese authorities have blamed “terrorists” for a deadly bombing at an open air market in the western Xinjiang province

At least 31 people were killed and up to 91 others were hurt when two cars drove into the busy market in the city of Urumqi.

A home-made bomb was allegedly thrown from one car while the other exploded.

China has blamed a string of violent attacks in recent months on militant separatists from Muslim ethnic Uighurs.

Last month a knife and bomb attack at a station in Urumqi killed three people and injured dozens more.