China cops open fire on protesters: report

By AAP

The police fired tear gas and live ammunition to disperse hundreds of Tibetans who gathered in Loshu township in Ganzi, or Kardze, prefecture on Tuesday following the detention of village leader Dema Wangdak, US-based Radio Free Asia quoted exiled Tibetans as saying. "Hundreds gathered to call for Wangdak's release because he is innocent, but the Chinese authorities sent in security forces to crack down on the protesters," Demay Gyaltsen, an Indian-based Tibetan exile with contacts in Ganzi, told the broadcaster's Tibetan service.

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