Somali asylum seeker sets herself on fire

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 - 14:28

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A Somali asylum seeker, 21, has set herself on fire at an Australian offshore processing center on the pacific island of Nauru.

This is less than a week after refugee advocates said she was sent there forcibly.

She remains in critical condition, and was transferred to Australia for medical treatment.



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