The Kashmir Radar: A youth from Gund Rehman area of Ganderbal district set himself on fire this afternoon after the authorities tried to demolish an illegally built structure in the area.
A video making rounds on various social media platforms shows a man setting himself on fire by pouring flammable material on him.
After the heart wrenching video was uploaded on social media, police warned citizens to not circulate the horrifying video.
Soon after the news of this self-immolation hit the social media, people started asking questions as to who authorises the construction of illegal structures on public land in the first place.?
According to media reports, a notice was already served to the owners of illegal structures in the area as the district municipal committees are continuing with the demolition drive at places where illegal structures have been built.