SRINAGAR: A girl attempted suicide in the frontier district of Kupwara by consuming poison, police said Sunday.
The girl, who was not identified, consumed some
poisonous substance in her home at Shatpora Langate in the north Kashmir district of Kupwara, a police spokesman said.
However, other family members immediately took her to local hospital from where she was referred to S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) in a critical condition.
It was not immediately clear why she took the extreme step, the spokesman said, adding police has registered a case and initiated proceedings.
In past two weeks ten women in an attempt to end their lives consumed poisonous substances across the Kashmir valley.