US service member set himself on fire outside Israeli embassy in DC

Written by on February 26, 2024

An active-duty member of the U.S. Air Force is in critical condition after setting himself on fire outside the Israeli embassy in Washington on Sunday, according to authorities.

The Metropolitan Police Department said officers responded to the scene to assist the U.S. Secret Service "after an individual set themselves on fire in front of an embassy in the block." The man was transported to an area hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries.

The Washington Fire and Emergency Medical Services also responded to the embassy call and . . .

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