Varanasi, Sept. 10 -- Angry after being reportedly scolded by her mother for watching television, a seven-year-old girl allegedly set herself on fire by pouring kerosene on herself in a toilet of the school in Bhadohi on Monday, a police officer said. The mother had scolded her on Sunday evening, he added.

Circle officer Lekhraj Singh said that the girl has been admitted to burns' ward at divisional hospital, Kabir Chaura, in Varanasi, where she is under treatment. The girl suffered 20 per cent burn injuries and her condition is stable. After reaching school on Monday, Shreyanshi went to the toilet. After 10 minutes, teachers heard her loud screams. Teachers and staff ran to the toilet and found smoke coming out of the toilet, the circle o...