Youth ends life by jumping into Aharbal waterfall in Kulgam

Officials said the youth from Sanigam village of Kulgam appeared near Aharbal waterfall this afternoon and in the blink of a moment jumped into it.
Youth ends life by jumping into Aharbal waterfall in Kulgam
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Kulgam, July 4: A 24-year-old youth on Sunday allegedly ended his life by jumping into Aharbal waterfall in south Kashmir's Kulgam district.

Quoting official sources , news agency KNO reported that the youth from Sanigam village of Kulgam appeared near Aharbal waterfall this afternoon and in the blink of a moment jumped into it.

“Rescuers immediately swung into the action but couldn't save his life," they said.

Notably, suicide cases have seen a surge in the Kashmir valley in recent months, especially during the second wave of COVID-19, while experts list economic distress, drug abuse and frequent domestic violence as the main reason for the rise in suicide cases.

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