Monk self-immolates in eastern Tibet; condition unknown

Another Tibetan has self-immolated in protest of Chinese occupation, the Tibet Post reports.

Sangdag, a monk from Dhiphu Monastery, set himself alight in a main street in Ngaba, in the Amdo region of eastern Tibet, late Monday morning. Chinese police doused the flames and took him to a hospital, later moving him to an unknown location.

Though exact counts vary, over 100 Tibetans have self-immolated since 2009. Click here for all of Buddhadharma News’ coverage of the immolations.