Two women committ suicide in Kangra

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Dharamshala, Oct 8 (UNI) Two women committed suicide in two separate incidents in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh last evening, police sources said today.

Both the women drank pesticides at their respective residences in Gurkhari and Soura village of the district and died hour after being admitted to hospitals.

The sources said a 21-year-old woman, identified as Mala, a resident of village Gurkhari, married a year back drank pesticides at her residence last evening while the family members had gone to the field.

She was rushed to Kangra Civil Hospital and later referred to Dr RP Medical College and Hospital here where she died.

The sources said a case has been registered and were investigating, adding that her body was handed over to her relatives after a postmortem examination.

In the second case of suicide by drinking pesticides, Leela Devi, 55, of Soura village was rushed to a government hospital here after had drinking a pesticide like liquid.

The sources said the woman died hours after she was admitted to the hospital, adding that a case has been registered and investigations were on under Section 174 of the Cr PC.

UNI

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