The 17-year-old nun set herself on fire in front of a Chinese government office in Tsekhog, near Rebkong (Ch: Tongren) in Malho region of eastern Tibet at around 7 pm (local time).
On a folded piece of paper, containing her last will and picture, Sangay Dolma has written: “Beloved children of the snowlion, Sons and daughters of the Land of Snows, Warriors of the snow mountain, Don’t forget your are Tibetans.”
Her last will, written in the form of a poem of six stanzas, is titled “He has returned.”
The first stanza reads: “Look up, fellow Tibetans, look at the blue twilight above, Like a heavenly tent of white mountain, My lama has returned.”
Sangay Dolma | 桑杰卓玛 was the 88th(85thinside Tibet) Tibetan self-immolator since 2009. She was the 14thfemale self-immolator.