LARKANA: A young woman committed suicide by jumping into Rice Canal here on Wednesday morning.
The deceased was later identified as 35-years Hafeezan daughter of Hassan Bux Khuhro.
According to eyewitnesses she carried a bag and a copy of Holy Quran. She wore a golden chain in her neck. She put her bag and the copy of Holy Quran on the Chandka Bridge of the canal and jumped into it which was flowing in its maximum capacity due to ongoing paddy crop season.
Some people who saw her also jumped into the canal to save her but they could only retrieve her body.
Civil Lines police was informed which shifted the body to Casualty of the Chandka Medical College Hospital to fulfil legal formalities.
It was learnt that the deceased was resident of village Dilawar Khuhro of Gambat taluka. Police was probing further as no case was filed till filing of this report.