Was Beijing Crash A Planned Attack?

wochit politics
October 28, 2013 AT 2:34 PM
A Jeep plowed through dozens of pedestrians and policemen beside Beijing's Tiananmen Square Monday lunchtime, then crashed in front of Tiananmen Gate and burst into flame. Five people are believed dead - the driver, two passengers, a female tourist from the Philippines and a male tourist from South China's Guangdong province - and 38 people were injured, reported, a Beijing government news website. The unusual nature of the incident, and the way the vehicle had been driven some distance along the sidewalk, injuring and scattering pedestrians, quickly led to speculation online that the vehicle was used in a deliberate attack. China's foreign ministry spokesman said: