Deranged man sets self on fire in Anantnag: Police
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Deranged man sets self on fire in Anantnag: Police

A mentally-challenged man set himself on fire in Brakopora area of Anantnag district today, police said.

A mentally-challenged man set himself on fire in Brakopora area of Anantnag district today, police said.

"As per his family members, Shabir Ahmad son of Ghulam Ahmad Sheikh resident of Brakpora Anantnag, who is mentally challenged went to nearby orchard at Brakpora and set himself on fire after pouring kerosene oil on his body," said a spokesman.

He has been shifted to SMHS Hospital, Srinagar for treatment. Police has taken cognizance of the matter.

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