Woman succumbs to burn injuries

A 35-year-old woman succumbed to the burn injuries which she had sustained after setting herself ablaze.

According to Saifabad police, the deceased, Narsamma, of Chintal Basti, was habituated to drinking toddy. On April 17 she reportedly came in inebriated condition and tried to threaten her son and daughter that she would commit suicide. She doused herself with kerosene and lit the match stick to threaten her children. However, she immediately caught fire and sustained grievous burn injuries.

Narsamma was immediately rushed to Osmania General Hospital where she died on Friday night while undergoing treatment. (INN)