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China's Censors Try To Conceal Terrorism In Tiananmen Square

China's vast security apparatus went into overdrive on Oct. 28 after a vehicle plowed into a crowd and burst into flames at the northern end of Tiananmen Square, close to the iconic portrait of Chairman Mao. This may be the most politically sensitive and heavily guarded place in the country, a symbol of both the power of the Communist Party and the resistance to its rule.

Officials confirmed that five people were killed and 40 injured but said little else, refusing to comment publicly on the matter for more than 48 hours....

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