Friday, January 30, 2009
Gunshots at monastery, monks arrested:sources
Monks of Derge monastery in Derge initiated a vigorous protest Tuesday night in its campus, sources told Voice of Tibet radio service.
5 or 6 monks have been reportedly arrested.
Gunshots were heard in the vicinities of the Monastery but it is unclear whether anyone has been killed or wounded.
In the run up to Tibetan New year, a massive deployment of Chinese armed forces is reported in various Tibetan cities and towns.