suicide bombing

Suicide Bombing at Village Government Office Leaves 5 Dead

A suicide bombing in a rural Guangdong village left five dead and five injured on Monday, March 22. A swiftly imposed media blackout left details of the incident vague but it seems that the attacker, a 59-year-old local, was...

Flames Of Protest: The History Of Self-Immolation

In the week since news emerged of the 100th Tibetan self-immolation within China’s borders since 2009, four more cases have been reported. Most recently, according to Dharamsala-based, a pair of teenaged former...

92nd Tibetan Self-Immolation Reported

Dharamsala-based reports that a 92nd self-immolation protest took place on Monday evening. Lobsang Gendun, a 29-year-old Tibetan monk self-immolated in Golog Pema Dzong at around 7:45 pm (local time). He succumbed to...

Suicide Bomber Kills Two in ‘Housing Dispute’

Yet another dispute over reclaimed property has ended violently in Kunming as a woman set off a bomb, killing herself and two others and injuring fourteen, in anger over losing her home. From the BBC: At least 14 people were...

Suicide Blast in Chinese Restaurant

China National News has a brief report on a bomb blast in a restaurant in Guizhou: At least six people were injured after a suicide bomber set off a homemade bomb inside a restaurant in China’s Guizhou province after being...

China suicide bombing over land dispute – AFP

AFP reports that a disgruntled farmer in Yunnan killed one official and injured several others in a suicide bombing: Yue Xiaobao detonated explosives strapped to his body as he approached officials from Lishan village of Yunnan province on Sunday afternoon, the Beijing Times reported. The attack came after village leaders had destroyed Yue’s crop and […]



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