Jeep Crashes into Crowd at Tiananmen Square, Five Killed

Including three in vehicle


A Jeep crashed into a crowd by Beijing's Tiananmen Square close to where the portrait of Mao Zedong hangs, killing five people and injuring 38.

Three people in the vehicle were killed, along with tourists from the Philippines and Guangdong province, the official Xinhua News Agency said yesterday, citing the police. The injured included tourists from Japan and the Philippines, it said.