Thursday, March 20, 2008

China admits shooting protesters

Thousands of troops are on the streets of the Tibetan capital Lhasa amid reports of a huge military build-up, as China admitted for the first time it had shot Tibetan protesters over the weekend. Xinhua, the state run news agency, said that police shot four people in Aba county, an ethnic Tibetan part of the western Sichuan provice, on Sunday.

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