Beijing Olympic torch arrives in Delhi

April 17th, 2008 - 3:59 am ICT by admin  


New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Amid tight security, the Beijing Olympic torch arrived here early Thursday on a special aircraft from Pakistan. The torch was immediately taken in an army vehicle to an undisclosed place with hundreds of security personnel escorting it.

Around 20 Tibetan activists who were protesting at National Highway 8 were detained by the police.

Tibetans living in India have vowed to protest during Thursday’s Olympic torch relay.

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