ANDHRA PRADESH

Jobless weaver ends life

KARIMNAGAR: A powerloom weaver committed suicide by hanging due to unemployment and ill-health in Sircilla town on Tuesday.

Reports reaching here said that the weaver, M. Shankar (58), was not getting employment since the last three months on the powerlooms due to slump in the industry. Unable to feed his family, he committed suicide by hanging in his house when his family members were not present. He is survived by his wife and three children.