77. Kharbum Gyal

Name: Kharbum Gyal

Age: 18

Sex: Male

Profession: Nomad

Date of Self-immolation: 15 November 2012 at 11 am (local time)

Location: near Gyalwo Luchuthang in Rebkong, Amdo, Northeastern Tibet

Current whereabouts/wellbeing: Deceased

Kharbum Gyal set himself on fire at 11 am near Rongwo Town in Rebkong County. Monks from the Rebkong Tsagya Monastery, and a large number of local Tibetans, carried out his last rites. Gyal, a native of Gyalpo Luchu in Rebkong is survived by his parents, Tamding Gyal and Dolkar Tso, and six siblings.

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