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Tibet exile Govt says 99 killed in protests

The Tibetan government-in-exile has raised its confirmed death toll from clashes between Chinese authorities and Tibetan protesters to 99.
Reuters | By HT Correspondent, Dharamsala
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2008 04:37 PM IST

The Tibetan government-in-exile has raised its confirmed death toll from clashes between Chinese authorities and Tibetan protesters to 99, a spokesman said on Tuesday.

"Confirmed, we have cross-checked the various reports," Thubten Samphel, a spokesman for the government-in-exile, told Reuters, adding that 19 Tibetans were killed in fresh protests on Tuesday.

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