Individual dies after setting himself on fire at Fort


An individual who had reportedly set himself on fire in the area around Bristol Lane in Colombo, Fort yesterday died this morning.

Director of the National Hospital, Doctor Anil Jasinghe said that the individual who had sustained severe burns was admitted to the burns unit of the National Hospital yesterday as soon as the incident happened.

The deceased has been identified as a 60 year old resident from Thamilnadu area in Grandpass through a letter which has
been issued by him before the incident took place.

Investigations related to the incident are currently underway.