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    NYC - man sets himself on fire outside Trump trial

    No word yet as to what his point was. A witness said the man was there all week carrying a sign. Another said he threw pamplets around before setting himself on fire.
    Man sets himself on fire outside Trump’s ‘hush money’ trial in NYC
    By Social Links for Joe Marino and Social Links for Khristina Narizhnaya
    Published April 19, 2024, 1:46 p.m. ET

    A man set himself on fire outside Manhattan Criminal Court Friday afternoon as former President Donald Trump’s hush money trial was underway, law enforcement sources told The Post.

    The shocking incident unfolded in a barricaded park just across the street from the 100 Centre Street courthouse around 1:30 p.m. — just as the jury was finalized in the historic case.

    “Somebody set themselves on fire,” one cop was overheard saying at the scene about 20 minutes later, as ashes smoldered on the ground in the aftermath.

    The disturbing scene unfolded in a barricaded park across the street from the courthouse.

    Disturbing footage showed him in a seated position while completely engulfed in flames — then his blackened body twitching on the ground as people rushed over with fire extinguishers...
    ...She says the man who set himself on fire has been at court all week carrying a sign.

    She says he threw papers [I'm hearing pamplets] in the air after dousing himself in some sort of liquid...

    ...As news of the man lighting himself on fire broke, Trump was in the courtroom.

    Shortly after, he spoke to a Secret Service agent, and then left the courthouse, video shows...
    Last edited by Valli6; 04-19-2024 at 12:30 PM.

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