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One dead as bombs explode near Communist provincial HQ in China

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A series of bombs packed with ball-bearings exploded outside a provincial headquarters of China's ruling Communist Party on Wednesday, police and reports said, killing at least one person. 

Illustration: a series of devices exploded outside a provincial headquarters of China's Community Party in Taiyuan

The blasts in Taiyuan come a little over a week after a fatal car crash described by authorities as a "terrorist attack" in Tiananmen Square, the symbolic heart of the Chinese state, and days ahead of a highly anticipated meeting of top party leaders in Beijing.

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