Chakwal: Girl burns herself to death
CHAKWAL: A girl committed suicide by setting herself on fire while a boy of the same village also attempted to kill himself but was, fortunately, saved here on Sunday. Sources said the 16–year–old girl set herself on fire after sprinkling kerosene oil on her body in Tatral village as her parents wanted to marry her without her will. After the incident, she was rushed to the burn centre in Kharian where she died. As the news of her death reached the village, the boy who wanted to marry her was left shocked. He went to washroom and drank a chemical used for cleaning washrooms.
Resultantly, he got unconscious and was rushed to District Headquarters (DHQ) hospital from where he was rushed to Holy Family Hospital Rawalpindi due to his critical condition. Fortunately, after getting timely treatment he was saved, his father told Dawn.