set afire

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State Department Spokesman Mark Tuner said, in a press statement that the United State condemns, in strong terms, the terrorist attack, at the Palestinian village of Doma, in the West Bank, that set afire a Palestinian family house, resulting in the death of a 18-month toddler and injury of 3 family members, offering condolences to the family and wishing the injured prompt recovery
Jiyut Prasad, one of the villagers whose house was set afire, lamented, " I had nothing to do with this dispute.
Manama: July 17 -- (BNA)-- The General Director of the Directorate of Police in the Northern Governorate today (Wednesday: July 17, 2013) announced that a gang of terrorists set afire and exploded two gas cylinders this morning in a building which belongs to one of the companies in Budaiya.
Militants later set afire 3 NATO supply containers and managed to flee.
Before their arrest, the police detained more than 100 people and question about Ms Leniata's death who was dragged, stripped naked, doused with petrol and set afire.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Hundreds of empty, parked cars go up in flames in France each New Year's Eve, set afire by young revelers, a much lamented tradition that remained intact this year with 1,193 vehicles burned, Interior Minister Manuel Valls said.
The agitators had also set afire police vehicles and thrown brickbats at policemen.
The controversy began in 2009 when Goodwin told insurance investigators that his then-girlfriend's 1999 Chevy Tahoe had been stolen and set afire.
Conditions nowadays are much more difficult compared to those that existed in 1969, when Al-Aqsa mosque was set afire, said Ambassador Sebeeh.
They also set afire three motorcycles at the police station.
Unidentified people set afire the house, killing all six inmates.
Murders are not committed, actors do not fire live bullets at each other or at the audience, the theater is not set afire to illustrate the burning of Rome in 'Julius Caesar,'" the court said.
The books were dumped into a pile and set afire in a lot near a synagogue, he said.
The article advises anyone traveling to Little Rock to make a side trip to Conway to check out the dip, which is served in a skillet and set afire when presented.
Eliezer Falcon, 23, answered charges of aggravated assault and battery last week in a case in which a young woman was set afire at a party in April 2005.