Sat. Jun 15th, 2024

The city of Nasiriyah, the capital of southern Iraq’s Dhi Qar province, recorded two suicides on Monday, raising concerns about the growing phenomenon in the region.

A security source explained that the district of Souq al-Shuyoukh in the south of the province recorded two suicides, one of which was a 15-year-old man, who hanged himself inside his home in the military district area, which led to his death on the spot.

The source added that the second case belongs to another young man who tried to injure himself, but his family managed to save him and transfer him to the hospital.

The source revealed that the two young men committed suicide in grief for their friend, who committed suicide two days ago in the same area.

It is noteworthy that statistics indicate an increase in suicide cases in Iraq in recent years, as their number in the past seven years reached about 376, 383, 449, 519, 590, 375, 1073 cases, which makes the issue requires special attention for the authorities and the local community to address this dangerous phenomenon.

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