TAMIL NADU

Patient slashes neck with blade, dies

CUDDALORE: Ravi (45), of Thambipettai in Kurinjipadi, a patient at a hospital here, killed himself by slashing his neck with a blade on Thursday.

The police said Ravi was admitted to the Cuddalore headquarters government hospital a few days ago on complaints of severe pain in the abdomen and throat. Unable to bear the pain, he is said to have taken the extreme step.

The New Town police have booked a case. — Special Correspondent

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