After an earlier suicide attempt, a man tried to kill himself with petrol fire but a crowd of people prevented him from dying.
The incident occurred on Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Omole Estate, Lagos.
According to reports, the man who is believed to be mentally challenged earlier drank bleach to make for multiple suicide attempts.
Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) arrived at the scene to take him away after a crowd had quenched the fire from the attempted suicide.
Suicide appears to be on the rise in Nigeria where there is a mistrust between the people and the government.
Insecurity and an economy which favours a minor amount of the populace is perhaps a reason.