In a shocking incident, five members of a family committed suicide on Saturday in Ranga Reddy district near Hyderabad.
A woman, along with her two daughters and a son, ended their lives by jumping before a train early Saturday. The four took the step a few hours after the woman’s husband reportedly committed suicide.
The shocking incident occurred at Ankushapur in Ghatkesar mandal of Ranga Reddy district, about 80 km from Hyderabad, police said.
Satyanarayana (58), who was working in the irrigation department in Adilabad district, committed suicide by consuming poison late Friday night.
Unable to bear the loss, his wife Meera (51), their daughters Swati (33), Neelima (28) and son Shivaramakrishna (22) also took the extreme step.
The cause of the suicides is believed to be financial and health problems, police added.