YEREVAN. – A 49-year-old man who set himself on fire in front of the Armenian government building six days ago died in hospital.
“The man underwent a surgery, we were fighting for six days but failed to save his life, as there were many burns. Over 70 percent of respiratory tract was damaged,” representative of the hospital Karine Babayan told Armenian News-NEWS.am.
Armenak Petrosyan, 49, set himself on fire in front of the Armenian government building. Several people rushed to extinguish the fire, but he suffered burns to his face and parts of body.