Moment husand burned his ex-wife alive

A Russian man who killed his estranged wife by throwing petrol over her and setting her alight while she was at work in a supermarket has been jailed.

Shocking CCTV images of the attack that shows the 25-year-old victim going up in flames and running through the store caused outrage across Russia, and led to widespread calls for a crackdown on violence against women.

Murderer Alexander Efimov, 33, had drunk a bottle of vodka and was three times over the drink driving limit when he was arrested – and initially said the attack was his wife Ana’s fault, because she refused to get back together with him.

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The couple split up in 2011, and a Russian court heard that Efimov constantly pestered her, accusing her of sleeping with other men, of cheating on him when they were together and pleading him to get back together with him.

In March 2014 Efimov went to the Magnit superrmarket where she worked, and asked again if she would get back together with him.

Seconds later Ana can be seen running down the supermarket aisle with the top half of her body on fire.
She then starts stripped off her clothes and get rid of the flames, and another man runs up behind her to try and extinguish them

Seconds later Ana can be seen running down the supermarket aisle with the top half of her body on fire.
She then starts stripped off her clothes and get rid of the flames, and another man runs up behind her to try and extinguish them

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