Date of Self-immolation: September 16, 2014
Location: Golog, Trangkor Town in Gade county in the prefecture.
Current whereabouts/wellbeing: Current Hospitalized
Info: A 42-year-old Tibetan, Kunchok set himself on fire outside a police station in the Golog on September 16, according information received from Tibet.
Kunchok’s self immolation took place in Tsangkor town in Gade in the Prefecture but Tibetans nearby managed to extinguish the flames. Kunchok was rushed to hospital, and was deeply distressed that he had survived, according to Tibetan sources. Although the self-immolation happened on September 16, news only reached Tibetans in exile yesterday (October 5) due to restrictions on information and tightened security in the area.