Failed in exam; Teenager kills self in Kathua

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Jammu: A teenager allegedly died by suicide in his house in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir after failing in class tenth examination.
Station House Officer, Police Station Kathua (DySP Prob) Priyanka Kumari here told UNI on Tuesday that the 16-year-old boy hanged himself late last night at his residence in Changaran area of the district.
The officer said that he had failed in two subjects in class tenth, the result of which was declared on Monday. “The parents reportedly scolded him following which he took the extreme step.”
A case has been registered and investigation started, she added.