hademstorf - A 68-year-old man died in Germany in the extermination of weeds in his garden. According to German media, the man caught fire when he attacked plants hurt with a burner between the garden tiles.
The incident was in the town of Hademstorf north of Hanover. In one way or another, the flames from the exterminator turned to other, dry plants, after which the man also flew into the fire. He was taken to the hospital with a trauma helicopter but succumbed several days later to the serious burns he had sustained.