By Ishfaq Reshi
Budgam: In an attempt to end her life, a teenage girl consumed some poisonous substance at her home in Budgam district of central Kashmir, police said.
A 20-year-old girl (name withheld), a resident of Sail village in Beerwah pocket of central district Budgam, consumed some poisonous substance at her home in the jurisdiction of Police Station Beerwah. Officials said that she was shifted to Sub District Hospital Beerwah where from she was shifted to JVC Bemina, Srinagar for further treatment, said an official. Her condition is reported to be stable. “We have registered a case in this regard, they added.
The incidents of suicide and attempts for it are on an increase in Kashmir Valley especially among the teenage girls. The experts say that heightened stress levels, intolerance, failures in examinations and love affairs are the main causes for the rising trend of suicides.