According to other sources, Sangay Tashi shouted slogans calling for the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the release of all Tibetan political prisoners, including the 11th Panchen Lama, while engulfed in flames. Local Tibetans then carried his charred body to a nearby house.
Sangay Tashi arrived in Sangkhog town earlier that day with his friends. Before setting himself on fire, he reportedly called one of his relatives and told him that he had decided to set himself on fire for the cause of Tibet. Before his relative could carry on the conversation, Sangay Tashi hung up the phone and switched it off.
By the time Sangay Tashi’s family members arrived in Sangkhog, he had already carried out his self-immolation protest.
Sangay Tashi | 桑杰扎西 was the 93th(90thinside Tibet) Tibetan self-immolator since 2009.