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Nepal armed police baton-charge Tibetan exiles

Mar. 10 (Himalayan Times): At least 15 Tibetans were arrested and 20 others injured in a scuffle that took place between Nepal police and Tibetan exiles at Boudhanath in Kathmandu on the 52nd anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day.

Police baton-charged the Tibetans who had gathered at the Buddhist shrine of to attend a special prayer.

Around 1,500 security personnel from Armed Police Force in and around the Chinese Embassy, the Consular Section, the Swoyambhu and Boudha areas were mobilised to prevent Tibetan exiles from taking to the streets.

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