2013 Taiyuan attack

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2013 Taiyuan attack
China Shanxi Taiyuan.svg
Location of Taiyuan in Shanxi, China
LocationTaiyuan, China
DateNovember 6, 2013
7:40 (UTC+8)
TargetCommunist Party office
Attack type
Bombing
Deaths1
Non-fatal injuries
8
Suspected perpetrator
Feng Zhijun

A series of suspected bombs exploded outside the office of the Communist Party of China in Taiyuan, Shanxi, on November 6, 2013. The blast killed at least 1 and another 8 were injured. A 41-year-old Taiyuan resident, Feng Zhijun, was arrested on November 8.

Attack[edit]

At 7:40 am, six improvised explosive devices detonated outside the Communist Party's 20-story provincial headquarters.[1][2] One person was killed, and eight others were injured.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

Suspect[edit]

41-year-old Feng Zhijun was arrested on the morning on November 8, 2013 in connection with the bombing. He confessed to setting off the explosions. Feng was a resident of Xinghualing District in Taiyuan, and is a convicted thief.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Man arrested for bombing Communist Party HQ". The Telegraph. 8 November 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Bombs killed 1 and injured 8 in China". BBC News. 6 November 2013. Retrieved 6 November 2013.
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  7. ^ Mathieson, Rosalind, ed. (November 5, 2013). "Blasts Outside North China Communist Party Office Kill One (1)". Bloomberg Businessweek. Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved November 5, 2013.
  8. ^ "1 person killed, 8 injured in blasts outside ruling Communist Party offices in north China". The Washington Post. Beijing. Associated Press. November 5, 2013. Retrieved November 5, 2013.
  9. ^ Kaiman, Jonathan (November 5, 2013). "Deadly explosions at China Communist party office". The Guardian. Baotou: Guardian News and Media Limited. Retrieved November 5, 2013.
  10. ^ Szoldra, Paul (November 5, 2013). "1 Killed, At Least 8 Wounded After Explosions Rock Communist Party Offices In Northern China". Business Insider. Business Insider. Retrieved November 5, 2013.