Man dies after setting himself alight at Montecasino

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A man died after he set himself on fire at Montecasino in Johannesburg on Sunday.

Montecasino management said the man set himself alight next to the security checkpoint in a case of a possible suicide. He reportedly doused himself with petrol.

“Emergency services are at the scene and precautionary measures were immediately taken to ensure the safety of our visitors. Our thoughts are with the family and friends,” the casino management said.

The man has not yet been identified. A police investigation was underway.

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