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Beijing Olympic Torch to Stop in Tibet

June 18, 2008

ABC Radio Australia
June 16, 2008

China's media says the Beijing Olympic torch relay will make a
one-day stop in Tibet, but officials say they are unable to confirm
the time schedule.

China scrapped its plans to take the torch through the Himalayan
region for three days from Thursday in the wake of the devastating
May 12 earthquake in neighbouring Sichuan province.

But the Beijing News, citing one of the torch bearers chosen to carry
the sacred flame in Tibet, says the new plan is to run the leg in
Lhasa for one day only, on June 21.
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