Alan Donald served as British ambassador to China between 1988 and 1991. Photo: Peter Tse/ SCMP

Sir Alan Donald, British ambassador to Beijing during Tiananmen Square killings, dies aged 87

Diplomat and China expert who played leading role in Hong Kong handover sent secret memo estimating 10,000 people died in 1989 crackdown on protests

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Alan Donald served as British ambassador to China between 1988 and 1991. Photo: Peter Tse/ SCMP
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