Srinagar: A twenty one year old girl committed suicide in Bandipora on Tuesday becoming 11th suicide victim in one month in the Valley.
The girl committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at her home in Kunusa village of north Kashmir’s Bandipora District.
Reports said a 21-year-old girl (name withheld) consumed some poisonous substance at her residence. The family members rushed her to Sub District Hospital Sopore where she breathed her last.
However a doctor at Sopore hospital said the victim was pronounced dead on arrival.
The reason for the suicide was not immediately known.
Meanwhile, police has registered a case and taken up investigations.
As per details committed by KINS in the last 28 days, 11 persons including two soldiers ended their lives by taking an extreme step in Kashmir Division.
As per data available, June 11: A 35-year-old man from South Kashmir’s Ananthnag village ended his life by hanging self at his home.
June 18 : A CRPF man committed suicide by shooting self in Awantipora in south Kashmir.
June 21 : An elderly man from Handwara area of north Kashmir committed suicide by hanging.
June 23 : A 26-year-old youth ended his life by hanging self in Mandipora area of south Kashmir’s Ananthnag district.
June 23: Two cousins committed suicide by consuming poison in Handwara.
June 24: A 22-year-old youth hanged self to death in the Tangmerg area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
June 25: A Govt. teacher in Handwara tried to end his life by consuming some poisonous substances, however, he was saved by the timely efforts of locals and police.
June 25: A 21-year-old youth ended life in Sopore town.
June 29 : A 23-year-old girl from New Colony Sopore attempted suicide however timely action by police and doctors saved her life.
June 30 : A 25-year-old youth from Tral allegedly hanged himself to death at a maternity hospital in Bemina area of Srinagar.
July 06 : An Army man allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself dead with his service rifle in Boniyar area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
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