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Syrian Refugee in Uruguay Douses Self With Gas in Protest

A Syrian refugee unhappy with his resettlement in Uruguay doused himself with gasoline on Tuesday as a form of protest while meeting with government officials. Interior Ministry official Fernando Gil told The Associated Press that Merhi Alshebli was detained after the incident Tuesday afternoon. The dousing happened inside Alshebli's home in Juan Lacaze, a town about 150 kilometers (93 miles) west of Montevideo. A government statement released late Tuesday said officials from...

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