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Chinaman Set off Bomb Targeted at Foreigners

Posted by w_thames_the_d on March 31, 2011


From here

BEIJING, China – A Chinese state newspaper says a 22-year-old man charged with setting off a homemade bomb that injured an American student in central Beijing was targeting foreigners.

The China Daily said Thursday that Lei Sen told a Beijing court he detonated the bomb using firecrackers, wires and a battery in October as the American approached. The victim suffered minor leg injuries.

Lei told the court he “intended to target foreigners.”

The report said the motive was “to avenge a personal grudge against society,” but it did not elaborate

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