Two attempt suicide

Srinagar: Two persons tried to commit suicide by consuming poison in two separate incidents in north and south Kashmir, a police spokesperson said Tuesday.
He said 45-year-old Gulzar Ahmad Bhat consumed some poisonous substance at his home in Momin Danji Arwani in south Kashmir district of Anantnag. However, other family members took him to hospital.
In another incident, 30-year-old Ashiq Hussain consumed some poisonous substance at his home in Handwara in north Kashmir district of Kupwara. He was shifted to hospital.
It was not immediately clear why they took this extreme step, he said, adding police have registered a case and started investigation in both the cases.