Man kills wife, two daughters, before jumping into river in UP

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Ballia (UP): A contractual driver in the health department here committed suicide after allegedly killing his wife and two children, police said today.

The incident took place yesterday when Lashmi Shankar (35) strangulated his wife Dimple (29) following some dispute with her and killed two daughters Sky (7) and Sona (6) by drowning them in a tub at his residence in Belthara road area, they said.

He later informed the police about his act and reached Turtipur village and committed suicide by jumping into Ghagra river from the bridge.

Further probe is on, police added. PTI