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>> A damaged police car could be seen in front of the US embassy in Beijing, where authorities say a bomb went off on Thursday. According to an embassy official, it happened in a public space off the embassy compound. And other than the bomber, there were no injuries. At the same time, state media reported that a woman had been taken away by Chinese police after spraying herself with gasoline, in what was suspected to be a self-immolation attempt outside the embassy.
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State media initially denied reports of an explosion, saying it couldn't be verified and any video of the incident was swiftly deleted off social media. But police later confirmed a suspected firework device had detonated and identified the suspect as a 26-year-old man from Mongolia.