Passport photo of Raja Khan
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Pakistan parliament scene of man's self-immolation

An unemployed father of two from Sindh province has set himself on fire outside Pakistan's parliament building in Islamabad.

Relatives and police say Raja Khan was exhausted by poverty and a long and unsuccessful search for work.

Orla Guerin reports from Islamabad.

  • 26 Oct 2011