Two Tibetans in their twenties set fire to themselves in a double self-immolation near a government building in Nagchu (Chinese: Naqu), Tibet Autonomous Region, on Thursday, October 25. Some Tibetan sources reported that the Tibetans were cousins.
The London-based group Free Tibet said cousins Tsepo, 20, and Tenzin, 25, called for independence for Tibet as they set themselves ablaze Thursday in front of a government building in their village in Biru county north of Lhasa, Tibet’s main city.
Tsepo reportedly died and Tenzin’s condition was unknown after he was taken away by authorities, Free Tibet said.
Tsepo | 泽博 was the 65th(62thinside Tibet) Tibetan self-immolator since 2009.