Tibetan self-immolates in China

Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 21:37

Lanzhou: A young Tibetan died after setting himself on fire in northwest China`s Gansu Province Saturday afternoon, local authorities said.
According to sources with the provincial government, the man set himself ablaze around 2 p.m. in front of a monastery in the city of Hezuo in the Tibetan autonomous prefecture of Gannan, Xinhua reported.
Initial probes identified the man as 18-year-old Gonpo Tsering.

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First Published: Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 20:22

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