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Iranian in Financial Distress Sets Himself on Fire

An Iranian state news agency says a municipal worker in financial distress has set himself on fire in southwestern Iran. In a report published Tuesday, ILNA said the man self-immolated a day earlier in the city of Abadan, suffering severe burns to 80 percent of his body. It said the man was rushed to a burn rescue hospital in the city of Ahwaz, about 100 kilometers away. There was no further update on his condition. ILNA said a male coworker tried to help the self-immolator but also...

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