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Zurich boy reported to have set himself alight

National News // Jan. 29, 2020

A boy at a secondary school in Zurich is suffering serious burns after setting himself alight.

Pixabay Zurich boy reported to have set himself alight

The incident happened last week in Meilen, but details are now just emerging.

The Blick newspaper is reporting that parents say the boy was getting ready for gym class at the time.

The school says counsellors are on hand for the other students.

There’s no immediate motive for the boy’s actions and the police are refusing to comment.


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