A woman, who threw her three children into a well and jumped into it, was rescued by neighbours near here on Tuesday. While her daughter Vinotha (7) died, her sons Kapilnath (4) and Yogesh (2) were saved.

Police said that Suganthi (30), wife of mat merchant Selvam (37) of Kallai Sukkampatti near Thogamalai in Karur district, took the extreme step after her husband delayed taking her to hospital for an ailment.

Thogamalai police have registered case. — Staff Reporter

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