Girl commits suicide in J&K

A teenage girl from north Kashmir`s Bandipora district, who had set herself on fire on June 13, died at a hospital here on Sunday, police said.

Updated: Jun 23, 2013, 17:27 PM IST

Srinagar: A teenage girl from north Kashmir`s Bandipora district, who had set herself on fire on June 13, died at a hospital here on Sunday, police said.
The 16-year-old girl, allegedly in a bid to commit suicide, had set herself on fire at her residence in Paribal village of Bandipora, they said.

She was admitted to SMHS hospital here, where she succumbed to burn injuries today.

Her body was handed over to her family for last rites, police said, adding a case has been registered in this connection.

PTI