Spike in suicides in Pakistan

THIS is with reference to the report `Man kills wife, three kids before committing suicide` (Jan 23). According to a survey, between 15 and 35 individuals take their own lives in Pakistan every day. Shockingly, Pakistan is ranked 72nd globally, with a suicide mortality rate of 9.8 per 100,000 population. What is even more concerning is the year-on-year increase in…


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