Dehradun: Eight members of a family commit suicide

In a tragic incident, 10 members of a single family jumped into a river near here to commit suicide.

Zeenews Bureau

Dehradun: In a tragic incident, 10 members of a single family jumped into a river near here to commit suicide. Only one elderly lady has been rescued alive, while eight dead bodies have been recovered and one person is missing.

Of the 10, six were children, three women and one man. The incident happened at a barrage located near Vikas Nagar on the outskirts of the city.
Although the exact reason as to why they attempted suicide is yet unclear, initial reports suggest that the elders in the family were upset about some illness in the family, while the children were unaware about their fate.

More details are awaited.

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