Man sets himself on fire in central Amsterdam (VIDEO)

Man Sets Himself on Fire in Central Amsterdam Video

A man doused himself in gasoline on Wednesday in front of the Royal Palace at Amsterdam’s Dam Square and then lit himself ablaze.

The man, whose identity or the reasons for his actions are not yet known, reportedly started an argument with some English-speaking tourists and warned people to keep out of his way before setting himself on fire. Bystanders tried to put out the flames engulfing the victim, and after a few minutes, emergency personnel arrived at the scene to extinguish the fire and bring him to hospital.

Police said the man was badly injured and unable to respond to questions. Here’s the shocking video of the incident.