Unable to bear loss of loved one, Odisha family attempts suicide

Bargarh: Unable to bear pain after losing a loved one, three members of a family attempted suicide. The incident was reported from Masterpada under Sohela police limits in Bargarh district of Odisha.

According to reports, Kumudini Sahoo, her son Bansidhar Sahoo and daughter Subarna Mahajan today confined themselves in their house and consumed pesticide to end their lives.

On being informed by the neighbour, the local police reached the house and managed to rescue all three by breaking open the door.

The victims were rushed to the Sohela Community Health Centre (CHC) for treatment. Of three, the health condition of Bansidhar Sahoo is stated to be critical and he was shifted to Burla Hospital.

Initial investigation report suggested that Kumudini Sahoo and her children were under acute trauma after the death of her ailing husband Arjun Sahoo, who died on August 6. Unable to live with the pain, the bereaved family members made a suicide attempt today.

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