U.S. embassy explosion in Beijing, China-Thejemimahshow.com

SUSPECT INJURED HIMSELF IN U.S EMBASSY EXPLOSION IN BEIJING

A Suspected “Explosive Device” Has Exploded Outside The US Embassy In Beijing, Injuring A 26-Year-Old Male Suspect, Police Said.

A Explosive Device Was Set Off Outside The U.S. Embassy Complex In Beijing On Thursday.

The Bomber Who Is A 26-Year-Old Man Identified Only By His Surname, Jiang, Damaged His Hand When The Homemade Firework Device Blow Up, Chinese Police Said In A Statement. No One Else Was Reportedly Injured.

Police Said Jiang Was From The City Of Tongliao In The Chinese Region Of Inner Mongolia.

The Embassy Said In A Report That Jiang Was The Only Person Involved, And That No Embassy Property Was Been Damaged.

It Said Police Had Responded But Did Not Offer Further Details .Apart From A Heightened Security Presence, The Scene Outside Appeared To Be Normal By Early Afternoon.

 U.S. embassy explosion in Beijing, China-Thejemimahshow.com

Officials Have Not Released Any Reason For The Incident As They Continue Their Investigation.

Eyewitness Shared Video Of The Aftermath On Social Media, Showing Images Of Smoke Unfurling In The Street And What Appeared To Be Police Vehicles Surrounding The Building In The City’s Chaoyang District.

A Police SUV Appeared To Have Been Damaged, With Its Back Windshield Missing, And Was Cordoned Off By Police Before Being Removed, A Witness Said.

Another Witness Said There Were Seven To Eight Police Vehicles Near The Embassy And The Road Next To The Complex Had Been Closed Off.

U.S. embassy explosion in Beijing, China-Thejemimahshow.comCrowds Were Still Queuing Outside The Embassy After The Explosion And Traffic Was Moving As Normal In An Area Of North-Eastern Beijing That Is Home To Numerous Embassies Including  France, India And Israel.

Staff At The Indian And South Korean Embassies Near The US Compound Said They Were Unaware Of Any Unusual Incident And Were Working As Normal.

 

The Blast Occurred Around 1 P.M. Local Time And Could Be Heard From Blocks Away.

Neither The Police Nor The Embassy Have Commented On A Report Yet

China And The U.S. Are In The Middle Of A Trade Dispute.

Censors Are Quickly Deleting Series Of Social Media Posts About The Suspected Explosion.

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