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Man found on fire outside homeless hostel

A man in his 20s is in a critical condition after he was found on fire outside a homeless hostel in Peterborough.

He was discovered with severe injuries outside the YMCA in Wellington Street just after 8am on Thursday.

Police say they don't yet know the full circumstances - but they don't think anyone else was involved. The man, from Norfolk, has been airlifted to a specialist burns unit in Chelmsford.