NOWSHERA: A woman along with her three children attempted suicide in Nowshera on Friday.

Police said a woman, Azra along with her three children went to Kabul River and was about to jump into the river when the rescue and police personnel and local stopped her. Azra was divorced six years ago and her father also entered second marriage after the death of her mother and expelled her and her children from his house. The woman was extremely perturbed due to poverty and decided to commit suicide along with her children. However, the local people informed the police in time which saved their lives.

Police said Azra has been sent to her father’s house with the help of local elders and assured her that she will be provided protection. Police have also asked the father of Azra to take care of her daughter.