Citizen sets himself on fire [Archives:2005/833/Local News]

April 14 2005

Taiz Bureau
Hashim Sa'eed al-Shaibani, 45, from Bir Bash, committed suicide on Wednesday April 6 by pouring kerosene on his body and setting himself aflame in his father's house.

The victim fell on the ground after being fatally injured in different parts of his body and was then transferred to a neighboring hospital he died.

The real motives behind such a tragic incident are still unknown.

It is worth mentioning that the phenomenon of suicide has terribly proliferated among people in different areas due to several factors like the deteriorating economic situations and the psychological sufferings that accompany them.