After Watching Cartoon Film, 12-Year-Old Allegedly Sets Himself On Fire

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A 12-year-old kid supposedly set himself on fire after watching a cartoon film on TV and later succumbed to his burns.

The Balapur police got data on June 1 that the kid was found on fire at around 10 am on the terrace of his grandparents’ residence on the edges of the city.

He was promptly moved to a private hospital where he was given emergency treatment. Later the kid was admitted to Osmania General Hospital where he passed on today while undergoing treatment, sub-overseer Vishnuvardhan Reddy said.

“The boy’s granddad says that the perished yelled that he (the kid) is likewise burning like a character in the toon film. However, we don’t know whether the kid conferred the demonstration to emulate any toon character,” Mr Reddy told leading news agency.

“We additionally don’t perceive any reason now in the matter of why he made this step,” Mr Reddy told leading news agency.

A case has been enrolled, he included.

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