Police fired on the pair based on ‘shoot to kill’ orders.
Chinese authorities try to keep a lid on the blast which occurred a day after deadly attack in Urumqi.
Rebiya Kadeer says the world should ‘stand up for the oppressed’ in the wake of the Urumqi attack.
Uyghur villagers had called for an end to officials' harassment of women wearing headscarves.
Muslim Uyghurs are specifically targeted, and some migrant Han Chinese are told to return home, reports say.
More than 90 are wounded in a morning market raid in the latest violence to hit the region.
Residents fear several protesters have been gunned down.
One of them is gunned down even though he emerged unarmed, according to witnesses.
Ilham Tohti's family is struggling to cope with his absence, she says.
The group warns Beijing of more such attacks.
Two of them had their throats slit and the third was stabbed 31 times, according to police and local officials.
New strategy is aimed at sending a clear message to Beijing and Han Chinese immigrants, a Uyghur expert says.
Dozens of women and children are rounded up in the man's hometown in Xinjiang.
The violence is the latest in a string of deadly incidents linked to unrest in the region.
They believe he may have been the victim of an ethnic revenge attack.
Village land taken by force was later sold at high prices to Chinese development firms.
Uyghur exile leader Rebiya Kadeer says she cannot condemn the attackers because they were victims of ruthless policies.
Cities step up security measures in the aftermath of a deadly attack at an Urumqi train station.
Chinese analysts say Beijing should review its policies in the region.