BADIN: A labourer, 45 struck with continued unemployment and poverty in utter disgust set himself on fire on the May Day here, Geo News reported.
The incident occurred in the Ward No. 4 here, as the labourer Abdul Razzaque Ansari in utter disgust of his persistent unemployment and poverty sprayed petrol on his body and set himself on fire.
However, Abdul Razzaque critically burnt was rescued by the passers-by and shifted to the Civil Hospital.
Abdul Razzaque is the father of six daughters. He was employed in a sugar mill and had lost his job four months ago.