16-year-old commits suicide in Handwara


Srinagar: A 16-year old boy commits suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at his home in Malbag Handwara area in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday.

Reports reaching press trust of Kashmir (PTK) that a 16-year-old boy (name withheld) consumed some poisonous substance at his home.

Soon after noticing him in an unconscious state, the family members rushed him to a nearby hospital for advanced treatment, where he was declared dead on arrival.

An official also confirmed the incident and said that a case has been registered in this regard and further investigation has been taken up. (PTK)