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Archive footage: "Tank man" confrontation


A convoy of tanks heading for Beijing's Tiananmen Square is confronted by a lone protester who blocks the vehicles' path.

The defiant act follows the killing of hundreds, possibly thousands, of protesters by government troops the night before.

The BBC's Kate Adie reports from Beijing on 5 June 1989.

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