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Suicide rates ring alarm bells

By AVINESH GOPAL
Thursday, March 21, 2013

Update: 12:22PM THE Fiji Police Force is concerned with the increase in suicide and attempted suicide cases being reported.

In the past 24 hours, police received reports of two attempted suicides and a case of suicide, where the victim was a 79-year-old woman.

Police have recorded 25 suicide and 43 attempted suicide cases so far this year.


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