A youth from Dhenkanal attempted suicide by jumping off the fifth floor of a hospital on Saturday just hours after failing to end his life by cutting his wrists and throat.
According to sources, the youth identified as a resident of Parjang was admitted to Dhenkanal Headquarters Hospital in the morning after trying to end his life by slitting his throat with the help of sharp weapon. The youth who was bleeding profusely was rushed to hospital in a critical condition. Despite undergoing treatment, he again tried to end his life by jumping off the fifth floor of the hospital. His condition is stated to be critical.
When asked the reason behind the repeated suicide attempts by the youth, his family members were not able to clarify the reasons. They said they even did not know what prompted him to take such extreme step repeatedly.
His mother said, “Today morning he tried to kill self by slitting his throat and hands. He was brought to hospital and was undergoing treatment. To utter surprise, he again did the same by jumping off the hospital building. He had never told me things that bothered him.”
Informing media, hospital authorities said, “The youth has suicidal tendency. He must be suffering from psychological disorder for which he has been repeatedly trying to end life.”