Woman attempts suicide with infant – Life Guards rescue lady, But child dead

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Mangalore, Oct. 21: In a tragic incident, a woman attempted suicide along with her infant at Panambur beach here on Monday October 21. Panambur lifeguards rescued a young lady who tried to commit suicide along with the infant at Koorikatta near Baikampady.

While the lifeguards at the beach managed to rescue the woman and bring  her ashore, the infant could not be saved.

The incident occured at around 5.30 pm . The child was around one-a-half years old.

It is said that as soon as the lifeguards spotted the woman and the child, they rushed to their rescue. The woman was rushed to AJ Hospital and her condition is said to be critical and sadly we could not save the kid – sad, Yathish Baikampady, CEO of Panabur Beach Development Projact ( PBTDP).

The identities of the woman and the child are yet to be ascertained. However, police sources said that she resides in Kudroli.

A case has been registered in Panambur police station.

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