Man Sets Himself On Fire Inside Courtroom In Southern Israel

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A man was seriously injured on Sunday after he set himself on fire inside a courtroom in southern Israel.

The 48-year-old man, accused of threatening a worker at a local GMO branch, poured flammable liquid on himself and set his own body on fire during a hearing at the Be’er Sheva District Court.

Medical officials said the man suffered serious burns on the upper part of his body and was taken to Soroka Medical Center in Beer Sheva.

Read more at YNET.



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