Greek man sets himself on fire

Fri Sep 16, 2011 3:50pm EDT

1 of 6. WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT A man pours a flammable liquid on his body to set himself on fire outside a Piraeus bank branch in Thessaloniki in northern Greece September 16, 2011. The 55-year old man had entered the bank and asked for a renegotiation of his overdue loan payments on his home and business, according to police, which he could not pay, but was refused by the bank.

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A 55-year old man set himself ablaze outside a bank branch in Thessaloniki, northern Greece after he asked for a renegotiation of his overdue loan payments on his home and business, but was refused by the bank.