Poverty-stricken elderly couple attempted suicide 24 May
KHAIRPUR: A poverty-stricken elderly couple attempted suicide by jumping into a canal in Khaipur district of Sindh on Saturday.
The tragic incident took place in Luqman area of Khairpur, the hometown of Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah.
According to details, Hussain Bux, 70 and his 60-year-old wife left their house saying that they were going to bet medicine.
As they had no money to purchase medicines, they decided to commit suicide. Some shepherds, who were luckily there, managed to save the husband, but his wife died.