BEIJING, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- Chinese police have identified Monday's deadly crash at the Tian'anman Square in downtown Beijing as a violent terrorist attack and five suspects have been detained.
With the cooperation of police authorities including those in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Beijing police have captured the five suspects, a spokesman with the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau said on Wednesday.
Usmen Hasan, his mother and wife drove a jeep with a Xinjiang plate to crash into a crowd of people at noon on Monday, killing two people and injuring another 40, the spokesman said.
The jeep crashed into a guardrail of Jinshui Bridge across the moat of the Forbidden City. The three people in the jeep died after they set gasoline on fire, the spokesman said.
5 dead, 38 injured after Tian'anmen car crash
BEIJING, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- A jeep crashed into a crowd of people and caught fire in front of the Tian'anmen rostrum in downtown Beijing at noon on Monday, killing five people and injuring another 38, police said.
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Philippines offers help for Filipinos injured in Beijing car crash
MANILA, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine embassy to China is coordinating with the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau on immediate repatriation of the three Filipinos who were injured in Monday's car crash at the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, a foreign ministry official said here Tuesday.Full story