Lhamo Kyab | 拉毛杰

Lhamo Kyab | 拉毛杰

March 25: Within 24 hours of Kal Kyi’s self-immolation in Zamthang, another Tibetan has set himself on fire today in an apparent protest against China’s continuing occupation of Tibet.

Forty-three-old Lhamo Kyab set himself ablaze in a forest in Sangchu County in Amdo, Eastern Tibet. The self-immolation took place around 10 pm (local time). He died in his fiery protest.

According to our sources in exile, Lhamo Kyab set himself in a forest where he works as a forest guard.

“Early morning, he doused himself in kerosene and jumped into a fire which he started with timber wood,” said the same source, who did not want to be named.

Lhamo Kyab | 拉毛杰 was the 117th(113thinside Tibet) Tibetan self-immolator since 2009.

拉毛杰,安多拉卜让(今甘肃省甘南藏族自治州夏河县)吉仓乡护林员,43岁。
2013年3月25日早晨,拉毛杰在吉仓乡一处存放木柴的空地自焚,当场牺牲。当地人透露他是坐在堆起的木柴中间,倒上汽油后点火自焚,被发现时几乎烧成灰烬,仅剩下头骨等骨骸。随即军警抵达现场,将骨骸抢走,并封锁现场和通讯。
拉毛杰为单身,家人情况目前不详。他是勒秀部落康玛旭(今夏河县吉仓乡,原名麦西乡)人,生前是洮河林业局下属林场的护林员。拉毛杰是夏河县第15位自焚藏人。

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