Madrid (EFE) .
The events occurred around 12:00 pm at the gates of the headquarters of the aforementioned consulate, which is located on Calle de Leizarán, in the Chamartín district, sources from the Madrid Municipal Police have informed EFE.
Several people who have witnessed what happened have called 112 to alert that a man, after leaving the consular headquarters, has taken a plastic can from his coat and sprayed the liquid it contained.
Next, the flame of a lighter has been approached with the intention of burning himself in the bonzo.
Some of those present have run after him and have taken off his burning clothes, while another of the witnesses has pointed a fire extinguisher at him with which he has put out the fire.
The doctors of Samur-Civil Protection have traveled to the place, who have treated the victim with serious burns on 25 percent of his body.
Subsequently, the doctors have transferred the man to the Burn Unit of the La Paz hospital with a serious prognosis.