A woman received burn wounds and was hospitalized when she tried to commit suicide through self immolation after exchange of hot words with her husband here in Multan on Sunday.

According to details, Nazia Bibi was on visit to her parents' house located at old Shujahabad Road area of Multan.

On Sunday morning Nazia Bibi during telephonic chat exchanged hot words with her husband named Ikhlaq over unknown dispute after which she locked herself in room and set ablaze her after sprinkling kerosene oil.

The injured woman was rushed to Nishtar Hospital Multan where doctors said that about 70% body of Nazia was burnt due to fire.

The police said that Nazia got married to Ikhlaq some one year ago and recently the couple was in dispute over domestic issues.