Syrian refugee 'sets himself ablaze' in Lebanon
Syrian refugee 'sets himself ablaze' in Lebanon

A Syrian refugee in Lebanon set himself ablaze outside the Beirut headquarters of the UN’s refugee agency on Thursday, a spokesman for the organisation told AFP.”In a tragic incident this morning, a Syrian refugee registered with UNHCR tried to self-immolate by setting himself on fire near the organization’s Reception center in Beirut,” UNHCR said in an emailed statement.The 58-year-old male “victim was rescued by UNHCR security personnel and later taken to a hospital by the Lebanese civil defense for due medical attention,” it said.UNHCR did not say why the man set himself ablaze, but a spoke…

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