Police confirm identities of 14 civilians killed in Lhasa riots
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    LHASA, March 31 (Xinhua) -- The identities of 14 out of 18 innocent civilians killed in the March 14 riots in Lhasa have been confirmed, local police said on Monday.

    Police have yet to confirm the identities of the other four.

    Following is the list of the victims.

    A fire in a garage in Dagze county claimed five lives:

    Liang Zhiwei, 33, male, Han ethnic group, from central China's Henan province.

    Wu Hongxia, 31, female, Han ethnic group, Liang's wife.

    Liang Chaofan, eight months, male, Han ethnic group, son of the couple above.

    Zhang Yongtao, 17, male, Han ethnic group, from Henan province.

    Ru Jinliang, 19, male, Han ethnic group, from Henan province.

    Five young women were burned to death in the Yishion clothing store.

    Cering Zhoigar, 21, female, Tibetan ethnic group, from Xigaze, Tibet.

    He Xinxin, 20, female, Han ethnic group, from Henan Province.

    Chen Jia, 19, female, Han ethnic group, from neighboring Sichuan Province.

    Yang Dongmei, 24, female, Han ethnic group, from Sichuan Province.

    Liu Yan, 22, female, Han ethnic group, from Sichuan Province.

    One was killed in the Hongyu store.

    Zuo Rencun, 45, male, Han ethnic group, from Hunan province.

    A fire at Playboy, a clothing store, killed one.

    Liu Juan, 19, female, Han ethnic group, from Hunan province.

    Another two were killed in the riots, exact causes unknown.

    He Jianshu, 60, male, Han ethnic group, from Sichuan province.

    A male surnamed Gao, age not known, Han ethnic group, from northwest China's Gansu province.

    According to official figures, 18 civilians and one police officer were killed in the riots, and 623 people, including 382 civilians and 241 police officers, were injured.

Editor: Mu Xuequan
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