Liuzhou Laowai

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Guangxi Bomber Dead?

According to official reports, the suspect in the Guangxi bombings, rather than being in custody as some earlier reports suggested, in fact died in one of the explosions. 33-year-old Wei Yinyong, from Qinjian Village, Dapu (Liucheng’s county town) is said to have hired street vendors to deliver parcels containing the explosives. The packages exploded when […]

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Liuzhou or Liucheng?

There has been a lot of confusion about where the explosions yesterday actually occurred. Initial reports placed them in Liuzhou city. More recent reports have them in Liucheng county to the north of Liuzhou. The UK’s Daily telegraph managed to illustrate their story with a December 2013 picture of the opening ceremony for Guangya Bridge […]

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Liuzhou Explosions Updates

UPDATE 1 Another report suggests that a shopping mall, a prison, a county government office, a supermarket, a transport station, a hospital, a staff dormitory of animal husbandry, a vegetable market, and a disease control center were hit. It is being suggested, but not confirmed that the incidents were in Liucheng county to the north of […]

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Liuzhou Explosions, Deaths

It has been reported that a number of explosions have taken place across Liuzhou leaving six dead. It is suspected that 13 devices were sent via parcel services to mainly government offices. Targets included a “hospital, market, supermarket, bus station and government buildings including a township office, a centre for disease control and a dormitory building […]

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Not Liuzhou Bomb

Here’s a strange thing. See update below. This morning, the website of The Voice of Russia radio station is carrying a story entitled “Powerful blast rocks shopping center in Chinese city of Liuzhou.” According to the story, the explosion occurred late yesterday evening and “fire and ambulance carriages are arriving to the scene. In pictures […]

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