Woman succumbs to burns

A woman who attempted suicide by resorting to self-immolation succumbed to burns at a private hospital here on Saturday.

According to the police, M. Amala (28) took the extreme following a heated argument with her husband K. Madan (33). On seeing his wife in flames, Madan rushed to her rescue.

In the process, he received burns and jumped into a nearby well.

The duo was admitted to a hospital in Porur where Amala died.

The condition of Madan was said to be stable. The SRMC police have registered a case.

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