A Tibetan exile died after setting himself ablaze at a Buddhist monument in Nepal on Tuesday in an apparent protest against Chinese rule over Tibet, a police official said.
In this file photo, a Nepalese Buddhist is seen changing religious drapes at the Bouddhanath stupa in Kathmandu, on February 4, 2011. A Tibetan exile died after self-immolating at the Stupa on Tuesday morning, according to a local police official.
Around 120 Tibetans have set fire to themselves since February 2009, mostly in China. At least 90 have died.
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