Beijing explosion in front of the american embassy: latest news
News of international news is on this morning on all the sites and information comes directly from China. A few of the information because as you know, the communications are not simple, even through social. An explosion rocked the american embassy in Beijing, China. According to the international media, the explosion occurred in front of the building and caused a yet unknown number of wounded. As reported by some witnesses, a man would have tried to throw a bomb craft over the fence of the building but the bomb would have exploded in your hands. Although it is a news of a certain level, for the moment there are really few information about it. According to the little information we have, two would be the facts: an explosion, and then also the extreme gesture of a woman who would have tried to set themselves on fire. The chinese media, in particular, do not speak of the bomb but of the woman who wanted to set themselves on fire. The photo with the images of the smoke, however, have been spread on the social and does not seem to tell these facts but very different. The explosion, according to a report in the New York Times, it would have happened at one in the afternoon, local time, in the area where chinese citizens are waiting in line to submit the request for entry visa to the United States.
The chinese Global Times has reported on Twitter that a witness saw the police take away a woman “who had sprinkled petrol” outside the embassy. It is not clear if this incident is connected with the bomb craft that man has tried to launch in the vicinity of the embassy.
Images and videos posted on Twitter show the area surrounded by the smoke, with the police, which creates a roadblock around a vehicle. Many of the damaged cars on the outside of the gate of the compound and diplomat. The area was closed. Do not know the cause of the explosion, but according to some witnesses, a man would have tried to throw a bomb craft over the fence of the building but the bomb would have exploded in your hands: the reports on Radio Free Asia, as he writes Hong Kong's Free Press (Hkfp).
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