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US soldier lights himself on fire in DC, in front of Israeli embassy; live streams ‘Free Palestine’ message

Posted on AllSides February 26th, 2024
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Acting on Hamas sympathies, a U.S. service member decried the “ruling class” as he committed an act of self-immolation outside an Israeli Embassy. Early Sunday afternoon, the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) responded to an incident outside the embassy to assist United States Secret Service members after a man had set himself on fire. That man, who had identified himself as U.S. Air Force member Aaron Bushnell, had live streamed his “extreme act of protest” accompanied by a series of anti-Israel commentary. As seen in the viral video, circulating...

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