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Gaza man critically injured after setting himself on fire

April 3, 2017 7:59 P.M. (Updated: April 3, 2017 7:59 P.M.)
GAZA (Ma’an) -- A Palestinian man in his twenties from the al-Sabra neighborhood in the southern Gaza Strip set himself on fire after pouring gasoline on his body, causing him to sustain critical injuries.

Medical sources at the al-Shifa medical complex told Ma’an that 80 percent of the man’s body sustained critical burns.

Palestinian police spokesperson Ayman al-Bantaji added that the man was 27 years old, but did not disclose his identity.

According to al-Bantaji, the reasons behind the incident remained unknown.

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