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.