Divorced woman commits suicide in Torkhow

CHITRAL: A woman, aged around 50, has committed suicide by jumping into a local river in Shagram village of Torkhow, local police said.

She had been divorced by her husband a few years ago and she two children who lived with their father.

The woman had been desperately trying to meet her children but her ex-husband never allowed the children to meet her.

As a result, she had developed mental disturbance and ended her life by jumping into the Torkhow river on Saturday. The body was recovered by local people and buried in her native village of Sherjuli.

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Reporting: Syed Nazir Hussain Shah

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