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A Tibetan protester lit himself on fire at a demonstration on Monday in
the Indian capital ahead of a visit by China's President.
protester was engulfed in flames as he ran near the speakers at the
rally near the Indian Parliament. Fellow activists beat out the flames
with Tibetan flags they were carrying, while others poured water on him.
The protester, identified as Jampa Yeshi, was being treated for severe burns at a New Delhi hospital, a Tibetan organiser said.
Chinese President Hu Jintao is expected to arrive in India later this week for a summit meeting.
than 600 protesters, carrying banners and posters marched across New
Delhi to a central plaza near the Indian Parliament to hold a protest
the visit. Some carried posters saying "Tibet is burning" and "Tibet is
not part of China".
At the protest venue a big poster with Hu's face with
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