Srinagar-resident woman sets herself ablaze in Kangan, hospitalised

A woman allegedly set herself ablaze in Gund area of Kangan in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Thursday evening, police said today.
Srinagar-resident woman sets herself ablaze in Kangan, hospitalised
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A woman allegedly set herself ablaze in Gund area of Kangan in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district on Thursday evening, police said today.

Station House Officer (SHO) Gund Khurshid Ahmad told Greater Kashmir that the woman – a resident of Srinagar – was seen wandering in Hilpati area of Gund on Thursday evening.

"Later, she set herself ablaze by pouring kerosene on her body," he said.

She was shifted to SMHS hospital Srinagar for treatment, said Ahmad, adding that the woman had suffered 70% burn injuries.

Police has registered a case and taken up further investigation in this regard, he said.

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