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Student attempts suicide

A 16-year-old boy, scolded by his elder sister for failing his matric exam, swallowed poison on Thursday at her home in Dumaria, Ghatshila subdivision, but survived due to timely medical attention.

Gulab Singh is now recovering at MGM Medical College and Hospital.

A resident of Barabanki village on the outskirts of Jamshedpur, Gulab came to know he failed in matric when results were declared on April 29. He had failed last year too.

When he went to visit his married sister Namita at her Dumaria home, on Wednesday she told him to start preparations again. This upset Gulab so much that he shut himself up inside a room.

On Thursday morning, when relatives did not get any sponse from him, they broke open the door to find him unconscious on the bed.

ďHe was frothing in the mouth and a bottle of poison was lying beside him,Ē said Gulabís uncle Raghubir Singh Sardar.

Sakchi thana assistant sub-inspector Sambhunath Majhi said they would record the boyís statement when he was conscious. The doctor treating Gulab said his condition was serious, but he was responding to treatment.

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