A woman of around 22 years of age attempted suicide along with her two children by throwing herself in front of a speeding goods train near Berhampur railway station on Saturday.

According to railway police sources, the woman and her four-month-old girl child died on the spot. But her boy (4) survived despite injuries. The boy was admitted to the MKCG medical college hospital. From what the survived child said it was evident that the victims were from a Telugu-speaking family. According to hospital sources the boy was out of danger. Local ‘Childline’ authorities have taken charge of the child. Efforts were on to ascertain the identity of the woman who took this drastic decision.