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Tibetans, young and old, held a noisy protest outside the UN Building in support of monks in Tibet, where flaring violence resulted in burned shops and vehicles, and gunshots fired in the streets of the capital, Lhasa. A radio report said two people had been killed. According to Phurbu Tsering of the Tibetan Association, more than 70 Tibetans had been killed by Chinese authorities in Lhasa, 1,000 people had been arrested, and all the monasteries had been locked up. Camera and Editing: Thupten N Chakrishar For more information please visit www.tibetanuprising.org
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