Girl commits suicide in Karnataka

A 17 year old girl allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the bridge into Phalguni river at Gurupur near here on Wednesday, police said.

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 09, 2014, 15:33 PM IST

Mangalore: A 17 year old girl allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the bridge into Phalguni river at Gurupur near here on Wednesday, police said.
Locals found the body of the girl, working as a sales girl in a textile shop, floating near the river bank at Gurupur Kaikamba Bridge, police said.
According to the local people, she was seen coming near the bridge in an auto rickshaw and jumped into the river as soon as the auto left. The reason for the suicide is not immediately known, police said.