At least four people set themselves on fire in ethnic Tibetan parts of China on Wednesday, a rights group and media reports say.
Three teenage monks set themselves alight in Aba county in Sichuan province, where many self-immolations have taken place in recent months.
One of the boys died and the other two were taken to hospital.
Later the same day a 23-year-old woman died after setting herself on fire in Qinghai province.
More than 60 Tibetans have set themselves on fire since early 2011, in what rights group say are acts of protest against Beijing’s rule.
Beijing says Tibetans have religious freedom and accuses …