Family members and relatives of Ablimit as well as residents of his township prepare to take his body wrapped in white cloth in a protest march to the Kelpin county center, April 13, 2014.

Friends of Dead Uyghur Teen Reject Government Claims He Attacked Police

The teenager was shot dead by police after he ran a red light, they say.

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