Residents foil youth’s suicide attempt in Sopore

The youth hailed from Naidkhai area of Hajin, said an official
A fi sherman casts a net on the waters of Tsunt Kul, a navigational canal that branches out from River Jhelum and helps regulate the water level of Dal Lake. The canal gets its name from the Kashmiri word for quince, ‘Bamb-Tsunt’, as, in the past, there were many quince trees on its banks.
A fi sherman casts a net on the waters of Tsunt Kul, a navigational canal that branches out from River Jhelum and helps regulate the water level of Dal Lake. The canal gets its name from the Kashmiri word for quince, ‘Bamb-Tsunt’, as, in the past, there were many quince trees on its banks.Aman Farooq/GK

Srinagar, Dec 15: The residents on Thursday evening foiled a suicide attempt by a youth in the Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, reports said.

Quoting an official, news agency KNO reported that a 23-year-old youth was spotted by the locals while attempting to jump into the Jhelum river at Chanakhan bridge in Sopore.

“Following this, the locals rushed towards him and foiled his suicide attempt,” he said.

He said the youth hailed from Naidkhai area of Hajin and he will be handed over to his family after proper counseling.

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