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a man set himself on fire in front of the court where Trump will be tried

a man set himself on fire in front of the court where Trump will be tried

The man was helped by the New York Police and taken, still alive, in an ambulance to the hospital. Sensitive images.

A man set himself on fire this Friday in New York, in front of the court where the trial against former US president Donald Trump is taking place. The people around him quickly tried to attend to the man who was engulfed in flames.

The incident occurred in the park Collect Pond, in front of the courthouse, in an area cordoned off especially for Trump supporters. Some media outlets were doing live coverage when it happened, so they captured the moment of the event.

As reported by the New York Times, the man sprayed himself with a liquid around 1:35 p.m. local time. The people around tried to put out the fire, but the intensity of the heat given off by the flames was felt “hundreds of meters away,” reports the renowned newspaper.

Several police officers came to the aid of the man, whose reasons for deciding to carry out such an action are unknown. According to the local press, at the time of being loaded into the ambulance, the man was still alive. Furthermore, reporters from cnn who were at the scene, reported that the circumstances of the fire were unclear, and that the smell of smoke and burned human flesh remained.

What is Donald Trump accused of?

Trump is one of the most controversial figures in American politics and nearly half of the 192 potential jurors examined so far in Manhattan, with a Democratic majority, were rejected after saying they could not impartially assess his guilt or innocence.. Republican presidential candidate to the elections of November 5 is accused of covering up a $130,000 payment to his former lawyer Michael Cohen called out porn actress Stormy Daniels for her silence before the 2016 election about a sexual encounter she says they had a decade earlier.

Trump pleaded not guilty to 34 counts of falsifying business records filed by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg and denies any such encounter with Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford. Also He pleaded not guilty in three other open criminal cases against him in Washington, Georgia and Florida.

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