Smoking turns housewife into human torch

A 40-year-old woman suffered serious burns when she lighted a cigarette after filling a basin with petrol.The housewife was rushed to a clinic after the incident at her home in the Styrian spa town of Bad Waltersdorf (Tues).Meanwhile a 47-year-old man died three days after suffering serious burns when a petrol can exploded in woodland outside the town of Gro├čalm in Upper Austria.