82. Lhubhum Tsering

Name: Lubhum Tsering

Age: 19

Sex: Male

Profession: Nomad

Date of Self-immolation: 22 November 2012 at 4:20 pm (local time)

Location: Dowa Township, Rebkong, Amdo

Current whereabouts/wellbeing: Deceased

Lubhum Gyal set himself ablaze in the main street of Dowa Township in Rebkong. Lubhum died subsequently. China’s ate media Xinhua also reported on the incident and confirmed that he succumbed to his injuries. Tibetans defied official warnings and took his body to perform prayers and rituals near Dowa monastery where monks conducted the last rites at a nearby crematorium. Lubhum Gyal is survived by his father Tsego.

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