Nine Monks Arrested for Tibet Bombing: Xinhua

From Reuters:

Chinese police arrested nine Buddhist monks suspected of bombing a government building in , the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.

China has accused Tibetan groups of planning suicide attacks following last month’s riots and protests, but this would appear to be the first report of a bomb attack during the unrest.

Xinhua said the bombing occurred on March 23. It did not say whether any damage or deaths had been caused.

April 12, 2008, 5:00 PM
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