Another refugee planned to set himself on fire before Omid Masoumali did, inquest told

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Medhi Diba intended to set his trousers alight in front of UN officials on Nauru but says he did not tell Masoumali

Another man planned to set himself on fire in front of United Nations officials visiting Nauru before fellow Iranian refugee Omid Masoumali did, an inquest has heard.

Phone footage of a petrol-doused Masoumali pacing around a resettlement area of the Pacific island, yelling intensely then going up in a large ball of flames has been played in the Brisbane coroner’s court.

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