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Three sentenced to death in Tiananmen Square car attack
Three sentenced to death in Tiananmen Square car attack

A Chinese court has sentenced three people to death and five others to prison in connection with a deadly terrorist attack in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square last fall, authorities said Monday. Two pedestrians were killed and about 40 were injured in the October incident, in which a jeep drove through a crowd of tourists and then burst into flames in front of the Forbidden City in the center of the Chinese capital. All three people in the vehicle -- a man identified as Usmen Hasan, his mother, Kuwanhan Reyim, and his wife, Gulkiz Gini -- died in the conflagration. A short video of the incident, apparently captured by closed-circuit security cameras, was released online Monday. ...

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