Self-immolation at Amchok, Toll Reaches 101
DHARAMSHALA: In confirmed reports coming from Tibet, a 26 year old Tibetan died after setting himself on fire at Amchok around 1 pm (local time) on 13 February. The self-immolator is identified as Drukpa Khar, a father of three children.
No further information is available at the moment.
Since 2009, over 101 Tibetans have set themselves on fire protesting against the repressive policies of the Chinese government in Tibet.