BREAKING: Explosion at US embassy in China

AN EXPLOSION has reportedly occurred outside the US embassy in Beijing.

The US embassy complex is located in Beijing’s Chaoyang District. The Israeli, Indian and South Korean embassies are also nearby.

Witnesses have posted images on Twitter of smoke surrounding the building. Another bystander said there had been injuries.

According to media reports, a witness said police took away a woman spraying petrol on herself in a suspected attempt at self-immolation.

Twitter Feed:

RT report:
www.rt.com/news/434284-china-blast-us-embassy/

More Links:
www.hongkongfp.com/2018/07/26/breaking-video-eyewitnesses-report-explosion-outside-us-embassy-beijing/
www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/world/explosion-rocks-beijings-us-embassy/news-story/6e55b267374d3aab1da5a62b9203a81a?nk=21efe8640257c435f707c9585e20bc39-1532600231
www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/breaking-embassy-beijing-explosion-huge-12982100
www.perthnow.com.au/news/asia/explosion-rocks-beijings-us-embassy-ng-6e55b267374d3aab1da5a62b9203a81a
apnews.com/amp/3d1b6e5d5a6c44fab8fb4e9995479b4f?__twitter_impression=true

 

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