CHITRAL: A teenage girl committed suicide in Chapali village of Mastuj in upper Chitral.
The locals said the girl had been a top scorer in her academic career but a couple of years ago she started feeling depressed after losing a contest in her school. Since then, she had been under treatment from different hospitals for depression.
A few days ago, she jumped into the river from a bridge near her village The body was recovered not far away from the spot. Last year, around 50 people, including young women, ended their lives due to different reasons. –Nazir Hussain