Man sets himself on fire outside UN refugee agency, says spokeswoman

GENEVA, Oct 23 — A man set himself on fire outside the UN refugee agency headquarters in Geneva today and was evacuated by medical services, a spokeswoman said.

Liz Throssell, spokeswoman of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), told reporters in Geneva that the man’s identity and origin were not known but he was alive. — Reuters

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