Hunan Man Sets Himself on Fire In Government BuildingPosted: 08/4/2014 1:27 pm
A man set himself on fire at the government buildings in Xiangtan, Hunan Province, on Friday (August 1).
The self-immolation occurred at 4:32 pm, reports iFeng, when the man entered the government complex. After extinguishing the fire, the man was sent to hospital where he is being treated for third degree burns over 99% of his body.
The man is aged 55 years-old and used to work at a boiler factory in Xiangtan. There’s no word on his motivation, but judging by the location people believe he may have had a grievance with authorities.
Photos: Guangzhou Daily