Man ar­rested for set­ting fire to es­tranged wife

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A 56-year-old man in Vo­los, cen­tral Greece, was ar­rested yes­ter­day after set­ting his es­tranged wife on fire on Sun­day, caus­ing se­ri­ous in­juries. The man al­legedly doused his 47-year-old spouse in sur­gi­cal spirit and set her alight after they got into an ar­gu­ment. Lo­cal me­dia re­ports said the woman man­aged to put out the flames and ran out into the street call­ing for help. She has suf­fered first-de­gree burns over 30 per­cent of her body. The 56-year-old was also in­jured by the con­fla­gra­tion and was ar­rested after be­ing treated for mi­nor burns at the same hos­pi­tal where his wife was taken.

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