Restaurant workers were in the panic after a 52- year-old Iranian Man was caught pouring liquid over his 36-year-old Filipina girlfriend before setting her alight in Tokyo, Japan
“People are burning,” workers said as they immediately called an ambulance to help the victim.
The couple was sent to the hospital with severe burns and both remain unconscious, according to NHK public broadcaster.
There were no other customers who were injured at the time of the incident.
Police are treating the case as attempted murder as reported by AFP.
The man and woman had been advised by police to stay away from each following a dispute involving their child, Kyodo News reported.