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Pregnant woman ends it all by jumping into river

Pregnant woman ends it all by jumping into river

Jan 21, 2015 - 14:26

Pul-I-Khumri (PAJHWOK): A pregnant woman jumped along with her three years child into the Baghlan River due to frequent domestic violence, official said on Wednesday.

Womeninfo-icon’s Affairs Director Khadija Yaqin said the 27 years old committed suicide last night when she jumped into the river in the Shamruq area of Pul-i-Khumri, the capital of northern Baghlan province.   

The woman’s body was fished out this morning and taken to hospital. Police chief Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel said the woman had problems with her husband.

A police team has been sent to site to probe the incident. A police officer by profession, the victim’s spouse is currently in custody.




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