Elderly Man Allegedly Sets Himself Ablaze, Dies

SRINAGAR: A 60-year-old man on Tuesday died after he allegedly set himself ablaze in Quilmuqam village of north kashmir’s Bandipora district.

Quoting an official the news agency KNO reported that the man, who was a labourer by profession, set himself ablaze at his residence by pouring kerosene oil.

“With over 95% burn injuries, the injured man was rushed to district hospital Bandipora,, where doctors declared him dead on arrival,” he said.

Meanwhile, police have registered a case in this regard and further investigation has been initiated.


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