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Inmate commits suicide from Zakho prison

  2021-02-16  | 
 Zhyan News Network
 Zhyan News Network

SULAIMANI – A prisoner from Zakho Asaiysh prison committed suicide using his pants on Tuesday (February 16), Zhyan reporter said.

Zhyan reporter cited a source as saying a 21-year-old man from Zakho Asayish prison used his pants to strangle himself and committed suicide.

The head of media at Zakho health directorate, Amir Ali confirmed the news to Zhyan, saying the victim was a resident of Zakho, northwest of Duhok, he was hospitalized at 9:15 am after the suicide attempt.

The victim was identified as Ahmed Khishman, he was reportedly arrested on charges of using drugs.

Since 2021 so far four people have committed suicide in Zakho.

(Zhyan English)