PRAGUE | Man sets himself on fire amid Czech commemoration event

18Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

PRAGUE—Jan 18, 2019— Czech officials say a man has been seriously injured after he set himself on fire in downtown Prague amid commemorative events to remember a student who burned himself to death 50 years ago to inspire resistance against the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia.

Police say the man born in 1964 poured an unspecified flammable liquid on himself at Wenceslas Square and set himself on fire Friday.

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