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China criticized the United States on Friday for “unprovoked accusations” in calling on Beijing to account for the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on prodemocracy protesters.

China sent in tanks to break up the student-led protests in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989. It has never released a death toll, but estimates from human rights groups and witnesses range from several hundred to several thousand.

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