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Human Rights Group: 100,000 Chinese Troops Likely to Be Stationed in Xinjiang

In this Friday, May 23, 2014 photo, armed Paramilitary policemen stand guard next to their Armored personnel carrier parked near the People's Square in Urumqi, in China's northwestern province of Xinjiang. A human rights group says 100,000 Chinese troops are headed to the restive province. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
In this Friday, May 23, 2014 photo, armed Paramilitary policemen stand guard next to their Armored personnel carrier parked near the People's Square in Urumqi, in China's northwestern province of Xinjiang. A human rights group says 100,000 Chinese troops are headed to the restive province. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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