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Thousands attend Tibetan monk’s funeral

Mar. 18 (Radio Free Asia): Over 2,000 people turned out in the Ngaba prefecture of Sichuan province for the funeral of 21-year-old Lobsang Phuntsog, a Tibetan monk who self-immolated to death protesting against Chinese rule. 

Sources said mourners could sense the presence of Chinese security personnel and police in civilian dress among them as they marched, while uniformed armed police patrolled at a distance.

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