Lunatic sets monk on fire in Bangkok

Thai monks on pilgrimage

Thai Buddhist monks on pilgrimage near Wat Khung Taphao, Uttaradit. Photo: Tevaprapas.

A man wearing a monk’s robe was set on fire by a man who is probably mentally ill at a bus stop at Victory Monument around dawn on Thursday, police said.

The victim, Yanyong Ithikul, 60, was severely burned when police found him and was rushed to hospital.

Read more: Bangkok Post

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