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Dorje Rinchen died after setting himself on fire, the second self-immolation near the Labrang monastery in China's Gansu province in just two days.
Reports of another 2 Tibetan self-immolations in northwestern China takes to 5 the number of people who have set fire to themselves this week.
The latest Tibetan self-immolations bring to at least 77 the number of burnings since 2009.
Young monks set themselves ablaze in separate incidents as Tibetan New Year festival activities drew to a close.
Jigme Gyatso was jailed on charges of separatism after he called for Tibetan independence.
Two Tibetan monks have died after self-immolating, setting themselves on fire in China's southern province of Sichuan.
Tibetan self immolation labrang 20121024

Tibetan Buddhist monks leave a ceremony at the historic Labrang Monastery, which is second only to the Potala Palace in Lhasa in size, in the town of Xiahe, Gansu Province on March 14, 2008.

MARK RALSTON