Drunken Woman Lights Herself on Fire After Fight with Husband and his Refusal to Let Her Drive


After a fight with her husband over his refusal to give up her car keys, a drunken Korean women set herself on fire. She lived to tell about it but sustained second-degree burns to her face and body.

The 36-year-old woman, identified only by her last name Kim, runs a logistics firm in Gangneung, Gangwon Province. The argument started over her business, but escalated. Her husband refused to allowed her to leave in her car.

It was then that Kim poured gasoline over herself and set it on fire.

Her husband quickly extinguished the fire and she was taken to hospital.

Police confirmed the incident with security camera footage.

The fire spread to the sofa. (Yonhap)



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