Woman commits self-immolation

KARACHI: A woman committed self-immolation over a domestic dispute in Baldia town area of the city on Wednesday.

According to rescue sources, a 32-year-old woman, Tahira, daughter of Rasheed, set herself on fire in Baldia’s Gulshan-e-Mazdoor area. As a result, she received severe burn injuries and died.

The cause behind the incident was stated to be a domestic dispute. The body was sent to Civil Hospital Karachi for an autopsy.