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Tibetan monk sets himself on fire in China: groups

BEIJING — A teenage monk set himself on fire to protest China’s rule in the nation’s southwest, exile groups said Tuesday, as police in Washington arrested Tibet activists during a visit by China’s vice president. The 19-year-old Tibetan Buddhist monk, identified as Lobsang Gyatso, set himself ablaze on Monday in…

Tibetan dies after setting himself on fire

BEIJING — A Tibetan man died after he and another man set themselves on fire in southwestern China, state media said Sunday, taking the total number of similar acts to 14 in the restive region in less than a year. The incidents happened Friday near the Kirti monastery in Sichuan…

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