MOSCOW, June 16 (RAPSI) – A Chinese court sentenced three people to death for planning and participating in a last year’s terror attack at Tiananmen Gate, according to official Twitter account of Chinese Central Television.

Five other people were found guilty as well, Reuters reports. One of them was sentenced to life imprisonment, while four other received sentences, varying from 5 to 20 years in prison.

In October, 2013 a car drove over a bridge, leading to the Beijing’s iconic Tiananmen Square and crashed into the crowd. Driver, two passengers and two tourists have died as a result. According to the police, this incident was a terror attack.