Xinjiang capital – Urumqi – goes into ‘War-time’ Mode

Xinjiang capital – Urumqi – goes into ‘War-time’ Mode

There is something afoot. One of its Urumqi, the capital of China’s far western region of Xinjiang – the province where the Uighurs were has gone into “wartime mode” and launched an emergency response plan after the city reported 16 new coronavirus cases on Friday.  Just 16 cases and war-time mode?

It urged people not to make unnecessary trips outside the city and ordered infection tests for anyone who needed to leave Urumqi, aiming to prevent the spread of the virus. It has also carried out city-wide free infection tests, officials told the press conference as part of what the officials termed a “wartime” response.

The residents have become prisoners in their own region and no outside contact will be allowed.

The world needs to look at this developing situation more seriously.

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