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College student tries to kill self in 2nd suicide attempt of the week

College student tries to kill self in 2nd suicide attempt of the week

Kolkata: Following on the heels of the back-to-back incidents of suicide and attempt to suicide of two Class X students, a college student from Baghajatin area tried to kill himself late on Wednesday night.

According to sources the student, who originally hails from South 24-Parganas, lives in a mess at Baghajatin area and is studying engineering at a college in Budge Budge area.

On Wednesday night at around 1:15 am, a resident of the mess saw the student lying on the staircase in a pool of blood. He immediately called the mess owner and neighbours. One of the neighbours called up the police and stated the situation.

After being informed by the control room, officers from Jadavpur police station reached the spot and rushed the student to a private hospital on Eastern Metropolitan (EM) Bypass, where he was admitted. He had tried to slit his left wrist. The parents of the student were informed later.

Though police did not say anything, sources informed that he might have been going through depression over a relationship. Sleuths are checking his mobile phone for any possible clue. Till Thursday night, his condition has been reported to be stable.

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