‘Situation is Distressing, Pathetic’: Kashmir in grip of suicides

‘Situation is Distressing, Pathetic’ - Kashmir in grip of suicides

By Farheen Qureshi Back-to-back lockdowns have not only affected Kashmir’s people economically but psychologically too, resulting in more deaths by suicide. A transient thaw and the despairing dozens were back on a bridge pleading a diver to rescue a sinking woman. Between the fatal action of the woman and the fraught reaction of masses, the valley in the second viral wave only witnessed another addition in the surging suicides. The distrait woman had appeared on one of the seven bridges of Old Srinagar, on a balmy summer day, and jumped…

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