16 april

Woman sets herself on fire

A woman aged 46 from Colonita village of Chisinau municipality set herself on fire when the bailiff came to sequestrate her house owing to a debt. She was admitted to the National Burns Center where she was operated, IPN reports.

According to the Chisinau Police Division, the woman resorted to such a desperate after the bailiff informed her about the irrevocable court decision providing that her dwelling will be transferred to the creditor. When the bailiff wanted to seal the home, the woman went to the garden behind the house and set herself on fire.

Surgeon Vadim Anisei, of the National Burns Center, said the woman sustained burns on 50% of the body. She is conscious, but is n a state of shock.