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Man sets himself afire at railway line

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

An unidentified man allegedly set himself afire in north west Delhi's Rani Bagh, police said today.

No suicide note was found from the spot, they said, adding the incident was reported from Shakurbasti railway line yesterday.

According to the police, the man reached the railway line and poured some inflammable substance on himself.

The victim was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead, they said.

A 'kirpan' (short sword) was found with the victim, the police added.

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First Published: Sun, December 03 2017. 22:35 IST