Chinese police killed 18 suspects and arrested 17 others during a raid on an alleged terrorist camp in the far western Xinjiang region, a police official said Monday.
Song Hongli, director of the general office of the Xinjiang Public Security Bureau, said the raid occurred Friday at a training camp run by the East Turkestan Islamic Movement.
One police officer was killed and another was injured, Song said.
Police are searching for suspects who are believed to have escaped during the raid, Song said, but did not say how many.
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