A Tibetan self-immolates in Tibet

DHARAMSHALA: A Tibetan self-immolated at around 5pm local time today (8 December) on the streets of Machu county in Tibet’s Amdo Province.

According to a video received, a body is seen engulfed in flames . A woman standing nearby is heard reciting prayers in the name of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

The video also shows police arriving at the scene and taking away the charred body.

There is no further information available on the identity of the self-immolator.

The is the 145th self-immolation in Tibet since February 2009.

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Original article posted on the CTA website.

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