Two Lay-persons Reportedly Set Themsevels Alight In Tibet

The Tibet Post: Two Tibetan lay persons have reportedly set themselves on fire Monday morning at around 11.00 am, August 27, 2012 (Tibet Time) in Ngaba county, north-eastern Tibet (Chinese: Aba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province).

There were no immediate details of the two self-immolators who have set themselves on flames to protest against Chinese repressive policy in Tibet, Ven Jamyang, a Tibetan monk, who is currently living in Nepal told The Tibet Post International this morning.

A webchat conversation with a Tibetan inside Tibet, a Tibetan man in Nepal, whos wife was one of the two laypersons who self-immolated this morning on the main street of Ngaba county, north-eastern Tibet. "He told people near him that his wife is on the flame in Ngaba county, Tibet right now," Jamyang further added.

Situation report with additional information regarding the latest self-immolations in Tibet, we expect more details later and will make those details available to you soon as possible.

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