Name: Khabum Gyal
Father’s Name: Tadin Gyal
Mother’s Name: Dolkar Tso
Affiliation: Gyalwo Luchungthang, Rebgong
Location of incident: Gyalwo Luchuthang, Rebgong county (Ch: Qinghai Province)
Date of Self-immolation: 2012-11-15
Info: On the morning of November 15, 18-year old Khabum Gyal self-immolated near the town of Rebkong and passed away. Following the incident, local people and monks from nearby Gartse monastery took Khabum Gyal’s body to the monastery for prayers and cremation. The teenaged Khabum Gyal, from the nearby village of Chukya, was the second youngest of seven children.