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Shocking moment passers-by refused to help fatally injured South African man who burst into flames while stealing copper wires from an electricity substation.
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: The young man was seen with horrific burns covering most of his upper body following the incident in the outskirts of the city of Witbank in Mpumalanga Province.
Shocking video footage has emerged showing the moment passers-by refused to help a fatally injured young man who burst into flames while trying to steal copper wire from an electricity substation.
The unidentified South African, who appears to be in his teens, was seen with horrific burns covering most of his upper body following the incident in the outskirts of the city of Witbank in north-western Mpumalanga Province.
With his terrible injuries clearly visible, the young man says he is in agony and begs passers-by to take him to the hospital - but he is cruelly told to walk if he wants treatment.
The burns victim then walked to a nearby health clinic, where an ambulance was called - but he is understood to have died hours later.Scroll down for video +4Badly injured: The unidentified South African, who appears to be in his teens, was seen with horrific burns covering most of his upper body+
The explosive blast was also seen by locals at the same time as the electricity cut out throughout the Witbank suburbs.As they rushed over to see what had happened they saw the man smoking and shouting for help as he climbed out of the Botha substation in the city's Lynnvill suburb.
According to the local council's acting municipal manager Theo van Vuuren, the thief had probably been attempting to repeat the success of an earlier theft at the he rugby-playing beauty queen who turned to sport after being bullied at school (...and would rather have a post-match...'