Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Family Commits Suicide to Escape Hunger

A three-member family in Sittwe, the capital of Arakan State, committed suicide by taking poison after they had been suffering from hunger, according to a relative.

He said, "I was very sorry when I saw the tragedy that took place on June 16."

The family died after eating rice that was mixed with poison at 11 am on the day, at their house in Ghaha Gi Line, Plot 11, in Sittwe's Mingan Ward.

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