Girl Who Sets Herself At fire After Tiff With Brother Dies

Published: 07th June 2014 06:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th June 2014 06:19 PM   |  A+A-


SRINAGAR: A 22-year-old girl, who had allegedly set herself ablaze after a tiff with her brother, succumbed to burn injuries in a hospital here after battling for life for three days, police said today.

The girl, a resident of Abiguzar area in the heart of the city, had set herself afire at her home on Wednesday, a police spokesman said.

She was shifted to SMHS hospital with 85 per cent burn injuries and died last evening, he said.

Police had registered a case and investigations were on, the spokesman said, adding the body of the girl had been handed over to family for last rites.


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