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    A demonstrator holds a Turkish flag outside the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam where a crowd gathered to await the arrival of the Turkish Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya, who decided to travel to Rotterdam by land after Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu's flight was barred from landing by the Dutch government, in Rotterdam, Netherlands March 11, 2017.

    Man Sets Himself on Fire at Turkish Consulate in Rotterdam - Reports

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A man was hospitalised after setting himself on fire at the Turkish Consulate in the Dutch city of Rotterdam on Monday, Dutch News reported.

    According to the Dutch News portal, the incident took place at 9:00 a.m. (08:00 GMT), with the man being conscious. The man was evacuated by an air ambulance.

    Meanwhile, the broadcaster RTL Nieuws reported, citing police, that law enforcement considered the incident to be a suicide attempt.

    According to the media, the Turkish Consulate was not immediately available for comment.


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