TIMERGARA: Two young boys committed suicide by consuming poisonous chemicals in Ghalegi area of Lower Dir on Monday, local police said.

The police said that 17-year Wahid Khan and 16-year old Adeel consumed poisonous chemicals who were rushed to hospital but could not survive.

They added that Wahid and Adeel were 10th and ninth grade students respectively and also close friends. Immediate cause of taking such an extreme step could not be ascertained, however, the police said they were investigating the case.