Sunday, June 25
Latest News
  1. Israeli forces detain 6 Palestinians in overnight raids on eve of Eid
  2. Trump reportedly considering pulling out of peace talks
  3. Errant fire from Syria lands in occupied Golan Heights for 2nd day
  4. Assailants destroy 45 olive trees and spray paint 'revenge'
  5. Israeli authorities indict 3 Palestinian Jerusalemite youths for
  6. 20 Israelis arrested for trying to enter Joseph's Tomb in Nablus
  7. Injured Palestinian teen in Gaza denied exit permit for treatment
  8. 2 Palestinians detained after criticizing Fatah official released
  9. Israeli army detains 4 Palestinians across the West Bank
  10. Israeli airstrikes in Syrian Golan Heights reportedly leave 2 killed

Police: Man attempts to set himself ablaze in Jericho

Oct. 22, 2016 9:25 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 22, 2016 9:25 P.M.)
JERICHO (Ma'an) -- Palestinian police said on Saturday that a man attempted to set himself ablaze on top of a building in Jericho in the eastern occupied West Bank.

Police spokesman Luay Irzeikat told Ma'an via telephone that Jericho police were alerted to a man who poured flammable liquid on his body on top of a building where the Jericho's tourist information office is located.

He said said police rushed to the scene and were able to stop the man before he set fire to his body.

The man was evacuated to a hospital for medical treatment.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017