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An explosive device was detonated close to the US embassy in Beijing, US officials have confirmed.
Apart from the bomber, there were no other injuries reported and officials say police responded immediately.
Video and images posted on social media show smoke rising from the vicinity of the embassy in the heart of the Chinese capital with crowds gathering.
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