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Man dies after setting himself on fire while trying to burn dialysis patient alive at hospital

By Mason White 2:52 PM July 28, 2016
Cenaj Lefter and D. Saraci fighting 

By: Wayne Morin
Three people have died and one is in critical condition after a man doused a dialysis patient with gasoline and set him on fire at a hospital, according to police in Albania.

Police said that the incident unfolded at the American Hospital of Tirana, on Monday.

According to the police investigation, 57-year-old Cenaj Lefter stormed into the dialysis ward of the hospital with gasoline, following a dispute he had earlier with 47-year-old D. Saraci.

Lefter ran towards Saraci, and the two men wrestled on the floor for several seconds until the suspect managed to ignite the liquid, which almost instantly triggered a massive fire.

Lefter and Saraci can be seen catching fire as the blaze spread to other hospital beds. Lefter died in the attack and Saraci is in critical condition.

Two other patients who are not involved in the conflict, Sanie Sulaj, 55, and Hani Mali, 55, died of asphyxiation.