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Online coup rumors spark China crackdown on social media websites

China has been shutting down internet and social media sties that have been fuelling rumors of a military coup, ITV's Angus Walker reports from Beijing.

China's government shut down some social media websites this week after photos of tanks on the streets were posted online. The images sparked false rumors of a coup. 

ITV News' Angus Walker reports from Beijing.

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