Suicide statistics for Sughd province evoke serious concern | Tajikistan News-NA «Asia-Plus»

Posted: October 9, 2012 in Health

KHUJAND, October 9, 2012, Asia-Plus  — Suicides are continuing to show an upward trend in the northern Sughd province.

An official source at the Interior Ministry’s office in Sughd says 222 cases of suicide, including 73 suicide attempts, have been reported in the province over the first nine months of this year, which is 34 cases more than in the same period last year.

Men, including fourteen minors, have reportedly committed suicide in 118 cases and women, including twenty-six minors, have committed suicide in 104 cases.

via Suicide statistics for Sughd province evoke serious concern | Tajikistan News-NA «Asia-Plus».

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