Yazidi woman dies following suicide attempt in Duhok08/04/2012 15:23
DOHUK, April 8 (AKnews) - A Yazidi woman from Duhok died today after a suicide attempt late last night, said an anonymous security source.
The 19-year-old female from Ba'adre town in Sheikhan district shot herself using a Kalashnikov gun, the source said.
The woman was taken to hospital but died this morning.
"A social problem is behind the incident," the source added.
According to unofficial statistics, 36 Yazidi suicide cases have been registered this year alone. Some 70 cases were reported in 2011.
By Khdr Khalat