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China state media calls for stern action after Tiananmen attack

A policeman of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team stands guard on a main street next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing October 31, 2013. Chinese state media demanded severe punishment on Thursday after the government blamed militants from restive Xinjiang for an attack in Tiananmen Square, as the exiled leader of the region's Uighur minority called for an independent probe. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A policeman of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team stands guard on a main street next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing October 31, 2013. Chinese state media demanded severe punishment on Thursday after the government blamed militants from...more

A policeman of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team stands guard on a main street next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing October 31, 2013. Chinese state media demanded severe punishment on Thursday after the government blamed militants from restive Xinjiang for an attack in Tiananmen Square, as the exiled leader of the region's Uighur minority called for an independent probe. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A man works on a security camera which is installed at Tiananmen Square in Beijing October 31, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man works on a security camera which is installed at Tiananmen Square in Beijing October 31, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man works on a security camera which is installed at Tiananmen Square in Beijing October 31, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A relative of Filipino Rizalina Bunyi, who died in the car incident which killed five pedestrians in front of Tiananmen Gate on Monday, is pictured as he and other relatives arrive at Beijing airport, October 30, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A relative of Filipino Rizalina Bunyi, who died in the car incident which killed five pedestrians in front of Tiananmen Gate on Monday, is pictured as he and other relatives arrive at Beijing airport, October 30, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A relative of Filipino Rizalina Bunyi, who died in the car incident which killed five pedestrians in front of Tiananmen Gate on Monday, is pictured as he and other relatives arrive at Beijing airport, October 30, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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