Friday, November 19, 2010

Mother kills self, poisons 3 kids

Wed, Nov 17 04:39 PM

Araria (Bihar), Nov 17 (PTI) A woman today allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide after poisoning her three children in Bihar''s Araria district, police said. According to police, the 35-year-old woman first forced her four children, aged between one and seven years, to have pesticide before taking it herself.

While the mother and three children died, a girl child survived and was rushed to a PHC at Narpatganj. The woman took the extreme step apparently due to frequent family quarrels, police said. The woman''s husband was in a nearby mosque when the incident took place, they said.

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