Man sets himself ablaze in central Prague square

Police officers are seen at the scene where a man set himself on fire in downtown Prague, Czech Republic January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Milan Kamm

PRAGUE (Reuters) – A man set himself on fire in a central Prague square on Friday as Czechs marked the 50th anniversary of a student’s self-immolation in protest at the Soviet invasion that crushed the Prague Spring. The unidentified man was taken to hospital after bystanders doused the flames that enveloped him in the same […]

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