An individual makes an attempt to set himself on hearth exterior an Israeli consulate | EUROtoday

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Un act of “political protest”? This Friday, December 1, an individual was severely injured whereas making an attempt to set himself on hearth in entrance of the Israeli consulate in Atlanta (southeast United States). According to native authorities, a Palestinian flag was discovered on web site. It was possible an “extreme act of political protest,” Atlanta Police Chief Darin Schierbaum mentioned at a information convention Friday.

At noon, “a security guard noticed that a person was attempting to set themselves on fire” exterior the constructing, mentioned Roderick Smith, Atlanta Fire Chief. While making an attempt to cease him, the safety guard was burned.

“Both individuals suffered from burns” and had been evacuated to a hospital. The one that tried to self-immolate “is in critical condition,” continued the firefighter, specifying neither the age nor the gender of the 2 injured. In the United States, the warfare between Israel and the Hamas terrorist motion within the Gaza Strip is inflicting sturdy tensions and has given rise to main demonstrations