LOWER DIR: Three students committed suicide after they failed in their annual exam in Tehsil Maidan, Lower Dir on Tuesday. According to sources, the three used poison to take their own lives.
Residents of the area told The Express Tribune that one of the students studied in fifth grade while the other two, Habib and Ahmad, were students of eighth grade. They committed suicide in the Manyal and Kumbarh areas of Tehsil Maidan.
The residents added that all the schools in Lower Dir announced their annual result on March 31st. After finding out that they had failed, the three boys gulped a potent poison. They were rushed to the District Headquarters Hospital Timergara where the doctors pronounced them dead.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 5th, 2012.