ABBOTABAD: A teenaged girl committed suicide over unknown reasons on Thursday. Jaffar Hussain Shah, a resident of Kutli Phalkot village, told the police that his 17-year-old daughter Zariya Bibi shot herself with a 12-bore pistol in her room. She was taken to Benazir Bhutto Hospital in Rawalpindi, where she was pronounced dead. The complainant said he was clueless about the motive behind the suicide. The police have started investigating the case.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 14th, 2012.