A woman in Chennai died of burns after she, her mother and her sister were allegedly set on fire by a man who police said was stalking her. When the three women came out, he reportedly threw petrol on them and ignited it with a cigarette lighter, a police inspector investigating the case told the Hindustan Times. Hearing the screams of the women, the neighbours came to their rescue and called the police and an ambulance. The mother, Renuka, has 49% burns and the sister, Niveda, has 23% burns, the dean of the hospital told ANI. Dr D Vasantha who is attending the two said, “Both are in a critical condition as they suffered petrol burns and inhaled lot of fumes.
Source: Hindustan Times November 14, 2017 08:48 UTC