Story By: Feza Uzay, Sub-Editor: Marija Stojkoska, Agency: Newsflash
Cops are investigating the motive after a man seemingly deliberately started an explosion at a petrol station that engulfed in flames.
The incident began with the explosive fireball was captured on CCTV camera in the city of Kyshtym in the Russian federal subject of Chelyabinsk Oblast on the night of 25th April.
A second after the blast, a man emerges from the inferno and topples over backwards before getting to his feet and running towards the petrol dispensers.
As he emerges from the flames can be seen that he is on fire with a necklace of flames burning round his head and the back of his jacket also blazing.
He seems to be running awkwardly as if drunk or drugged and rolls around and tries to beat out the flames without effect.
Later in the video, two men who came to the scene by car grab a huge fire extinguisher and then help to extinguish the blaze on both the man and the burning equipment.
The video ends with the emergency aid teams coming to the scene to get the man into an ambulance.
According to local media reports, the man received burns on 20 percent of his body surface and was taken to the Chelyabinsk burn centre.
It is not yet known whether the man was under the influence of alcohol or drugs and why he tried to start a fire at the petrol station.
It is reported that the police officers have already begun conducting an investigation into the incident.