Bulgaria's Capital Registers Latest Suicide Wave

Society | August 29, 2011, Monday // 13:22|  views

Two people were listed in the Sofia emergency "Pirogov" hospital after attempting to end their lives, all while 3 other suicide attempts had a fatal end in the Bulgarian capital overnight. File photo by Sofia Photo Agency

Bulgaria's capital Sofia witnessed five suicide attempts Sunday into Monday, three of them fatal.

The Sofia police inform the first call came after a woman found her 67-year-old brother inside his apartment in the Nadezhda district with cut veins.

The police were later called to the Ovcha Kupel district where a man, 56, took a fatal jump from an apartment building.

A 20-year-old girl has also committed suicide overnight in the Sofia Simeonovo suburb after taking a large amount of pills.

Police were successful in preventing two more suicide attempts in the capital – a woman, 90, and a man, 38, have been listed in the Sofia emergency "Pirogov" hospital after attempting to end their lives.

A man committed suicide in Sofia on August 16, by smashing his automobile head-on into a passenger bus. On August 22, another driver shot dead an acquaintance over a love triangle, attempted to commit suicide and died several days later in the hospital.

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