State Media Says 19 Died in Lhasa Riots

BEIJING (AP) -- China's official news agency says the casualty toll from anti-Chinese riots in Tibet has risen to 19 dead and 623 injured.

Xinhua said Friday night that 18 civilians and one police officer were confirmed dead in the unrest a week ago in the Tibetan capital. The news agency said 241 police officers and 382 civilians were injured in Lhasa.


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