Man immolates self in Nepal

Last Updated: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 16:50 hrs

Kathmandu, Feb 13 (IANS) An unidentified man immolated himself in the premises of a Buddhist temple in Nepal Wednesday morning, Xinhua reported.

According to the police, the incident occurred at around 8 o' clock in the Kathmandu city. The nationality of the individual could not be immediately confirmed.

"We are investigating the matter. Name, surname, address and nationality of the person has not been known yet," a police official said.

A doctor at the hospital said the man suffered 95 percent burns.

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