Woman ends life by jumping into river in Poonch

Woman ends life by jumping into river in Poonch

A 40-year old woman committed suicide by jumping into a river from abridge in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

Reports said that Surinder Kour Singh of Ward Number 17 Mohalla AzadPoonch jumped into the river from Sher-e-Kashmir Bridge in Poonch todaymorning.

Soon after the incident, local volunteers and police launched a rescueoperation.

According to news agency GNS, the body of the woman was washed awaynearly two kilometers downstream from the spot she jumped into the river.

The body was later taken to district hospital Poonch for medico legalformalities including the post-mortem, they said.

A police officer said that investigation under 174 CrPc has beeninitiated in this regard.

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