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Man suffers serious burns after trying to set himself on fire in northern Athens

A man set himself on fire in Vrilissia, a suburb north of Athens, on Saturday morning.

The man, believed to be in his mid-30s, poured flammable liquid over himself before setting himself alight. He was later rushed to hospital, where he is being treated for serious burns.

It is not known what motivated the incident. Police are investigating.