Youth commits suicide, man falls to death

CHITRAL, July 24: A young man committed suicide while another person died after falling from a mountain in the Pashk village of Yarkhun valley. Reports said Gul Jabbar, son of Pinin Khan, shot himself dead by a 12-bore gun. The reason for the suicide could not be known. Police from the Meragram No 2 post arrived in the village situated at a distance of about 140 km north of Chitral town, and were investigating the case. In another incident in the  same village, another man identified as Zahoor Wali Shah fell from a nearby mountain while fetching firewood. It may be noted that suicide among young people, especially women, has been on the rise in almost all areas of Chitral.–S. Nazir Hussain]]>

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