Police prevent woman from committing suicide in Baramulla: Officials

Married to a Delina resident, the woman was feeling disturbed as she lost contact with her family in Bengal
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Baramulla, Jan 12: Jammu and Kashmir police on Sunday rescued a woman after she attempted to commit suicide by climbing over a hillock in Delina area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Quoting an official, news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported that the woman, a native of West Bengal,climbed a hillock in Delina in an attempt to commit suicide.

He said, however, a police team reached to the spot and engaged the woman in a conversation, while she was tactfully pulled off from the edge of the hillock. 

The official said the woman who was rescued has been married to a resident of Delina. “She was feeling disturbed as she has lost contact with her family in Bengal, which is why she tried to take this extreme step,” he said. 

He added the woman has been counselled and has been handed over to family members. 

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