Elderly Man Commits ‘Suicide’

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Srinagar- An elderly man allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at Shahgund area of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday, officials said here.

An official said that a man (name with held), aged around 70, committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at his home.

He said that soon after the incident, he was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where from he was shifted to Srinagar, where he died during treatment.

The official said that after conducting a postmortem of the body it was handed over to his relatives for last rites.

“A case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation has been started,” he said—(KNO)

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