Tibetan who self-immolated dies

KATHMANDU: A Tibetan in monk’s robes who immolated self in Bouddha on Wednesday died in course of treatment last night.

The Tibetan named Thundup Dopchen died while receiving treatment at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in the capital. Dopchen had self-immolated by pouring petrol on his body. The doctors said that the Tibetan national died as most of his body parts were damaged by the burning.