Doda, July,17(KNB): A 31-year-old housewife allegedly commited suicide by jumping into the Chenab river from Barshalla Bridge at Thathri in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district on Wednesday morning.
The woman was identified as Perveena Bagum(31), wife of Aashiq Hussain resident of village Kalotrian.
According to officials the woman was seen jumping into the river, soon after getting information, a police party immediately reached at the spot and started a search operation, but due to very strong currents in the river the body could not be recovered while the search has been extended to Prem Nagar, 15 km from the spot.
Meanwhile, the reason behind the extreme step is yet to be known.(KNB)