Two die in prayer hall protest

24th April 2013

Monastery is site of double self-immolation protest

Two monks have died in the latest protest in Tibet.

Kunchok Woser and Lobsang Dawa set themselves on fire in front of the prayer hall at Taktsang Lhamo Kirti Monastery in eastern Tibet.

Both monks died at the scene.

Tibet resistance

Kunchok Phlegay, a fellow monk at the same monastery, also set himself on fire at the same location in December last year.

More than 100 Tibetans have now set themselves on fire in protest against China's occupation of Tibet. Read the full list

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