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Karachi: Woman jumped off six-storey building along with daughter

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

02nd Jan, 2021. 07:32 pm
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Woman jumped off from building

A woman from Karachi has on Saturday jumped off from a six-storey building along with her daughter as she was a drug-addict.

According to the details, the woman from Karachi jumped off from the balcony after it emerged that she was locked in a room by her family over drug-addiction.

The incident has reportedly occurred in Gulshan-e-Iqbal block 13-D of the city, The woman jumped along with her two-year-old daughter.

“The incident caused serious fractures on the legs of the woman and her daughter,” the rescue sources said.

They were shifted to a nearby hospital in extremely critical condition, added sources.

According to details, the woman was a drug addict and was married for a second time recently. She was locked in a room along with her two-year-old daughter by the family to get rid of drugs.

The eye-witnesses said that the woman initially threw her mobile phone from the sixth floor, attracting attention from the passers-by.

She later threw her daughter from the building who was caught by the bystanders. The people gathered at the building tried to stop her from jumping off the building.

However, she slipped off the building while trying to come down from the balcony, eye-witnesses said.

The police said that they were investigating the matter from all angles.

Moreover, the reports of women committing suicide owing to stress have emerged from parts of the country frequently.

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