A girl who failed in the Standard X examination allegedly committed suicide at her house in Avadi on Wednesday.

According to police sources, Sasi alias Sisili (15), who lives in her uncle's house at Singara Tirunagar, received a call from her friend on Wednesday morning that she had failed in the examination. Depressed over this, the girl resorted to self-immolation using kerosene. She died on the way to the Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital.

At Kodambakkam, M. Suganya (16) of Othavadai Street allegedly resorted to self-immolation after she failed in the Standard X examination. She was admitted to the Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital.

L. Priyanka (16) of Thiruveedhiamman Temple Street in Koyambedu, who secured poor marks, allegedly consumed medicines in a bid to commit suicide. She was taken to the same hospital.

The condition of both the girls was said to be stable.

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