Ivorian man sets himself on fire at Rome Fiumicino's airport
The man, in serious condition, was facing deportation orders14 February, 13:37
The man, a citizen of the Ivory Coast who was facing a deportation order, was rescued by a police officer who used a fire extinguisher to put out the flames.
Part of the terminal three departures area - where the man set himself on fire - was closed to the public.
Both the man, who is in serious condition, and the police officer who gave him first aid have been hospitalized.