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Blast-Hit Beijing Varsities Declare Campuses Safe

China’s top two universities declared their campuses safe yesterday as they sought to calm worried students and their parents a day after twin blasts injured nine people. No one has claimed responsibility for the explosions, which shattered glass doors and windows at cafeterias in the capital’s Beijing and Qinghua universities, shocking students accustomed to a life of relative safety. Police vowed to find those responsible. ‘The school hopes all students and their parents, including Hongkong, Macau and Taiwan students, need not worry,’ Beijing University said on its website. ‘Every place in the school is in good order. The school has taken all measures to protect the safety of teachers, students and employees.’ A shattered glass door and windows at the university cafeteria had been replaced but the canteen remained cordoned off by yellow and white tape yesterday. Four security guards patrolled the vicinity. Qinghua University said on its website ‘the mood of teachers and students was stable’. Full Story

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