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Man sets himself ablaze in Jammu

chandigarh Updated: Nov 10, 2012 15:30 IST
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Sudesh Kumar self-immolated

A 30-year-old man on Saturday set himself ablaze at his residence in Channi Himat area near Jammu, police said.


Sudesh Kumar self-immolated after pouring kerosene on himself this afternoon, they said, adding that locals immediately rushed to his rescue and doused the flames.

He received 60 % burn injuries and was shifted to a local hospital here in critical condition, police said.

The reason behind the extreme step is yet to be known.