2021 Guangzhou bombing

A bombing took place on 22 March 2021 in the city of Guangzhou, capital of the province of Guangdong, China,[1] when a man detonated a bomb killing five people, including himself, and injuring five others.[2] The perpetrator targeted a local government office in the Mingjing Village of the Panyu District, where there had been disputes between residents and officials over an alleged land-grabbing scheme.[3] According to local media, the office attacked was responsible for land use matters, and officials had given 270 acres (1.1 km2) of land to Shanghai developers for a project to attract tourists, displacing families living in the area.[4]

2021 Guangzhou bombing
LocationGuangzhou, Guangdong, China
Date22 March 2021
10:00 CST (02:00 UTC)
Attack type
Suicide bombing
WeaponsBomb
Deaths5 (including the perpetrator)
Injured5

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  1. ^ "Man kills four and injures five in China suicide bombing". Al Arabiya English. 22 March 2021. Retrieved 22 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Man detonates explosives near Chinese city, killing four". Reuters. 22 March 2021. Retrieved 22 March 2021.
  3. ^ Brunnersum, Melissa Sou-Jie (22 March 2021). "China: Blast at building near Guangzhou leaves several dead". Deutsche Welle. Retrieved 23 March 2021.
  4. ^ "China bomb attack kills four in suspected protest over development". The Guardian. 23 March 2021. Archived from the original on 24 March 2021. Retrieved 24 March 2021.