Name: Sonam Dhargyal
Father’s Name: Tsering Dhondup
Mother’s Name: Takho
Affiliation: Kyangtsa village, Dzoge county in Ngaba
Location of incident: Kyangtsa village, Dzoge county in Ngaba, Ngaba Tibetan Autonomous Region (Ch: Sichuan Province)
Date of Self-immolation: 2013-02-19
Info: Rinchen, 17 years old Tibetan, died February 19 after setting himself on fire in Ngaba. He was accompanied by Sonam Dhargye, 18 years, who also set himself on fire in protest against the Chinese government in Dzoege township, Ngaba county, eastern Tibet around 9:30pm (local time).
According to the same sources, the families were able to recover their bodies. Rinchen and Sonam both went primary school in Kyangtsa township. Rinchen had been working away from home and returned for the Tibetan New Year (Losar) holiday.