Chinese Police Kill 2 in Tibet Protests: Reports
Phayul[Friday, March 14, 2008 20:56]
Tibetans throw stones at army vehicles as a car burns on a street in the Tibetan capital Lhasa after violent protests broke out. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Tibetans throw stones at army vehicles as a car burns on a street in the Tibetan capital Lhasa after violent protests broke out. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Dharamsala March 14 - At least two people have reportedly been shot dead by Chinese police in the protests that erupted in Lhasa, Tibet's capital city.

AFP reports "several deaths in the Tibetan capital quoting an official with the city's emergency centre.

"We are very busy with the injured people now -- there are many people injured here.

Definitely some people have died, but I don't know how many," AFP quoted a female official at the centre as saying.

Radio Free Asia, citing unnamed witnesses, also reported that at least two people were killed in the Tibetan capital.

The Tibet Society, based in London, has reported death of a 16 year old girl in Lhasa and a monk in Ramoche.
Buddhist monks march in Xiahe, Gansu Province on March 14, 2008. AFP
Buddhist monks march in Xiahe, Gansu Province on March 14, 2008. AFP

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