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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 22 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 22 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 22, 2019

1958: Start of Sri Lankan riots of 1958 (end on May 27), this riot was a watershed event in the race relationship of the various ethnic communities of Sri Lanka. The total number of deaths is estimated to be 300, mostly Sri Lankan Tamils
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lankan_riots_of_1958
https://justice4tamils.wordpress.com/2009/09/04/1958-riots-in-ceylon-sri-lanka/

1969: Bejing reasserts its hostility on unequal treaties which establish the borders with Russia

2014: An explosion occurs in the city of Ürümqi, the capital of China’s far-western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, resulting in at least 43 deaths and 91 injuries
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-27502652
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/22/china-urumqi-car-bomb-attack-xinjiang
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/24/world/asia/residents-try-to-move-on-after-terrorist-attack-in-china.html?_r=0

2016: Taliban supremo Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan, senior militant sources told, adding that an insurgent assembly was underway to decide on his successor
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/afghan-taliban-sources/2807732.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36352559