China Tiananmen Sqare – tourists injured as jeep plouged into a crowd

Posted on October 28, 2013 • Filed under: China, Tourists Injured

Three people were killed and 11 injured when a jeep ploughed through a crowd, crashed and caught fire in central Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, the site of a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in 1989.
Police evacuated and sealed off the square, which lies across a broad thoroughfare from the main gate of the Forbidden City, soon after the vehicle crashed at around noon on Monday. A police officer at its north-east corner told a crowd of flustered tourists that there was an “activity” in the square and that it would be closed indefinitely. Read Article

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