Name: Namlha Tsering
Father’s Name: Samdup
Mother’s Name: -Soekho
Affiliation: Sangchu County, Ganlho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture
Location of incident: In front of the military police station of Sangchu County, Ganlho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (Ch: Gansu Province)
Date of Self-immolation: 2013-02-17
Info: A 49-year old Tibetan man called Namlha Tsering set himself on fire today in the main street of Labrang, Gansu (the Tibetan area of Amdo), which is not far from Labrang monastery. Images emerged showing a man huddled on the road amidst traffic with his body ablaze. Chinese police and paramilitary arrived quickly on the scene and removed Namlha Tsering.