But even if Mr Qiao were confirmed by a Central Committee meeting tomorrow, China's convulsions would continue. On June 6th there were brief skirmishes in Beijing between the 27th army and the 38th army—which has a longstanding loyalty to Mr Zhao and which last month refused to support martial law or to fire on civilians. By June 7th those clashes and the prospect of more to come had prompted a string of foreign embassies to arrange emergency evacuation of their citizens from China.
Police Discover Car Bomb in Times Square and Clear Area
By AL BAKER and KARIN HENRY
Police found what appeared to be a car bomb that included propane tanks and a timing device in a smoking Nissan Pathfinder on Saturday evening, leading to the evacuation of thousands of tourists and theatergoers from the area.
A crude car bomb of propane, gasoline and fireworks was discovered in a smoking Nissan Pathfinder in the heart of Times Square on Saturday evening, prompting the evacuation of thousands of tourists and theatergoers on a warm and busy night. Although the device had apparently started to detonate, there was no explosion, and early on Sunday the authorities were still seeking a suspect and motive.
A colorless gas, C3H8, found in natural gas and petroleum and widely used as a fuel.
muscular movement3 〈表現・行為などが〉力強い. ▼繊細さに欠けるの意を含む
muscular prose4 肉体活動を通した.
- An intense, paroxysmal, involuntary muscular contraction.
- An uncontrolled fit, as of laughter; a paroxysm.
- Violent turmoil: “The market convulsions of the last few weeks have shaken the world” (Felix Rohatyn).