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Prominent US lawyer dies after setting himself on fire in protest against pollution

WASHINGTON: A prominent American lawyer has died after setting himself on fire at a New York park to protest damage being done to the planet, according to US media reports. David Buckel, 60, was pronounced dead after he self-immolated at Brooklyn's Prospect Park early on Saturday, the New York Times reported. In a suicide note emailed to the newspaper and several other media outlets, Buckel wrote that he had used fossil fuel to symbolize what was happening to the planet. Read More: Pollution spikes in Delhi amid…