Woman set herself on fire over rental dispute


Islamabad, Jan. 4 (TNS): Angered over a rental dispute, a woman walked into a Peshawar police station and set herself on fire, officials say on Thursday.

The woman suffered extensive burns and was shifted to a burns unit in Islamabad in critical condition.

According to officials at the Kutwali police station in the provincial capital, 28-year-old Salma — who had been divorced by her husband soon after their marriage — had been living with a couple in the capital for the past four years.