Nothing happened in Tiananmen Square at around midday on Monday 28th October 2013.
State sponsored new agencies and numerous other sources were quick to confirm that nothing happened on Monday.
‘Tiananmen Square, is famous for being a square in the middle of Beijing’
The Guardian and other news agencies around the world reported on an incident involving a jeep in which 38 people were injured.
When asked for a response, one senior official quoted an old proverb: “There is sometimes smoke without fire”