China: Suspected Islamists Attack Tourists In Tiananmen Square With Suicide Car Bomb

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By Wang Zhicheng, AsiaNews – “Beijing police suspect that yesterday’s incident – where a car drove into some tourists in Tiananmen Square , and then exploded , killing all passengers – was carried out by Uyghurs suicide terrorists. The incident occurred almost under the large portrait of Mao Zedong that dominates the front of the Imperial Palace , a few dozen meters from Zhongnanhai, home to many leaders.

The incident took place yesterday at noon and in addition to the three people in the car (an SUV ) , killed a further two people, a Chinese man and a Filipino national, leaving 38 injured. Police and firefighters have cordoned off the area from public view.

Today, the English edition of the Global Times, part of the People’s Daily , said that the police have linked the incident with the Xinjiang and some Uyghur suspects . But…

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