Immigrant set himself on fire in front of Oslo District Court
A 49 year man with an immigrant background set himself on fire and ran towards the police barrier in front of the Oslo District Court on Tuesday, May 15th, according to Verdens Gang (VG). Authorities have not disclosed which country the man is originally from.
According to VG, witnesses report that the man shouted “it hurts” and “shoot me, shoot me.” Dagbladet reported that according to a surveillance video of the incident, the man ran around engulfed in flames for about a minute before police officers arrived and put out the fire by throwing water on him.
Before the man set himself on fire, he reportedly stepped into a lawyer’s office and left behind letters of refusal from the Social Security Services together with a handwritten note stating that he felt the victim of a plot and that nobody understood him.
Four days before the incident, a man from Iraq man was dragged out of the courtroom after having shouted and thrown a shoe at Breivik.
It was at 13:42 that a man set himself on fire and tried to get through the fences and in the security check in front of the courthouse in the capital.
He moved first around the tram stop outside the courthouse, before he suddenly took out two bottles of liquid.
“He had two bottles of flammable liquid which he poured over himself,” says an eyewitness to VGTV….
Original article: Brennende mann lagt i bakken ved tinghuset