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Ten Tibetans detained for protesting Hu's visit

Written by: Staff

New Delhi, Nov 21 (UNI) Ten Tibetans were today detained while protesting close to Hyderabad House in New Delhi area where Chinese President Hu Jintao and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh were holding talks this morning.

The detentions were made in three batches -- four (two plus two) near Hyderabad House and six on Kasturba Gandhi Marg, according to sources.

In the first 'batch', two Tibetans shouting anti-China slogans were detained closed to Hyderabad House.

Soon after another batch of two others managed to reach the high-security area sneaking past massive police bandobast. Carrying the flag of Tibet, the two shouted slogans against the Chinese President.

Another batch of six Tibetans, heading towards Hyderabad House, were detained from Kasturba Gandhi Marg, barely yards from the summit venue.

Police said the protestors were trying to converge at the 'venue' in batches to prevent collective detention. However, they managed to prevent them from reaching thgere and create any major hiccup.


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