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Mother commits suicide killing daughter

Update : 04 Apr 2014, 06:10 AM

A mother has committed suicide after slaughtering her son and daughter in Purahata area of Ishwarganj upazila of the district on Thursday night.

The daughter died on the spot while the son survived.

Ishwarganj Model police station Officer-in-Charge Quamrul Islam confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune.

Hasna Begum Shopna, slaughtered her seven-year-old son Milan and three-year-old daughter Shaila with sharp weapons at her room.

Hearing the scream of Hasna’s son, neighbours broke the door and noticed her hanging from the ceiling and Shaila dead around 11pm.

Milan was admitted to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital in critical condition.

Anwar Hossain, brother of Hasna Begum said she was "mentally imbalanced".

Bodies of Hasna Begum and her daughter Shaila were sent to Mymensingh Medical College morgue for autopsy.

A case was filed with Ishwarganj police station in connection to this incident.

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