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2014 China-Vietnam border shootout
Location China-Vietnam border
Date 18 April 2014
Target Border
Attack type
gun attack
Deaths 7


On 18 April 2014, a group of 16 Chinese citizens identified as ethnic Uyghurs engaged in a shootout with Vietnamese border guards after seizing their guns as they were being detained to be returned to China. Five Uyghurs and two Vietnamese guards died in the incident. Ten of the Uyghurs were men and the rest were women and children.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

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