Pensioner commits self-immolation in Volyn region

A 61-year-old man has committed self-immolation in the Kamen-Kashirsky district of the Volyn region, the press service for the Ukrainian Interior Ministry reported on Thursday.

A 61-year-old man has committed self-immolation in the Kamen-Kashirsky district of the Volyn region, the press service for the Ukrainian Interior Ministry reported on Thursday.

"Doctors called the Kamen-Kashirsky district police office and said a 61-year-old resident of the village of Mostyshche had been hospitalized with burns. The police determined that the man poured gasoline on himself and set fire to himself," the report says.

The investigations department of the Kamen-Kashirsky district police office has opened a criminal case. A probe is underway.

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