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Man attempts self immolation near Parliament

An unemployed man tried to set himself on fire today near the Parliament, police said.

delhi Updated: Feb 23, 2010 16:27 IST

An unemployed man tried to set himself on fire on Tuesday near the Parliament, police said.

Vijay Singh from Maharashtra attempted self immolation around 1 pm at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi, a police officer said.

He was saved by security personnel and bystanders, the officer said, adding that he was taken to hospital.

The reason why he was trying to set himself ablaze was not known yet, the officer said.