Lebanon: Pregnant woman dies after being set on fire by husband

Beirut: A 21-year-old Lebanon woman on Wednesday died after being set on fire by her husband, over an unwanted pregnancy amid Lebanon’s economic crisis, local media reported.

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Hana Mohammed Khodor lost her life at Al Salam Hospital in North Lebanon, where she had been admitted for 11 days.

On August 6, Hana was rushed to a hospital in critical condition, suffering full body burns, after her husband allegedly set her on fire using the house gas cylinder.

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As per media reports, the couple came from a poor background in Tripoli and could not raise the child.

Her husband allegedly set his five-months pregnant wife on fire because she refused to undergo an abortion.

Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces had arrested her husband, security source told The National News.

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