Elderly Woman Injured after Arson in Bulgaria

Crime | August 6, 2007, Monday // 00:00

A 57-year-old woman suffered heavy burns after she tried to extinguish the flames that enveloped the front door of her flat in Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv on Monday.

The woman was hospitalised with injuries on her face and arms. Her life is not in danger, doctors reported.

Officials from the Regional Directorate of Fire Safety Service established it was arson but refused to deliver more details.

The case is still under investigation.

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