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Tibetan Teenager Dies After Self-immolation Attempt in Delhi

A sixteen-year-old Tibetan who had allegedly set himself afire during a protest against Chinese rule, passed away at Safdarjung Hospital here.

Published: 05th March 2016 12:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th March 2016 12:01 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

NEW DELHI: A sixteen-year-old Tibetan who had allegedly set himself afire during a protest against Chinese rule, passed away at Safdarjung Hospital here.

Dorjee Tsering had suffered 98 per cent burns and was being treated in the ICU at the department of burns, plastics and maxillofacial surgery of the hospital, a senior doctor said.

He had set himself on fire on Monday in Dehradun. He was rushed to a nearby hospital and later referred to Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi.



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