Hyderabad, Mar 30 (PTI) A 16-year-old girl, who was battling for life after a boy set her ablaze at her house here three days back, succumbed to her injuries at a state-run hospital this afternoon, police said. Also Read - UPSC Prelims Result 2020 Declared on upsc.gov.in | Steps to Check Roll Numbers of Qualified Candidates Here

The girl, who suffered over 70 per cent burn injuries after the boy, allegedly set her on fire, succumbed to her injuries at 3.30 PM today, they said. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh Latest News: 19-year-old's Body Found Dumped in Bushes in Noida's Sector 32, Probe Underway

Police said the boy, a minor, had been pestering the girl to marry him. He had an argument at her residence on March 27 and in a fit of rage allegedly set her ablaze by dousing kerosene. Also Read - International Flights: 18 Destinations Where Indians Can Fly to; Countries Where Indians Can't Enter | Check Full List

The boy, who also suffered burn injuries in the incident, was undergoing treatment, police said.

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