TAMIL NADU

Woman kills two children, ends life

VELLORE: Sivakami (30), of Dhamalerimuthur village in Tirupattur taluk in Vellore district killed her two daughters, Kowsalya (9) and Ramya (5) by administering insecticide to them, and committed suicide drinking the poison in her house on Tuesday morning. Her husband was away in the fields at the time.

Neighbours took the three, who swooned on consuming the stuff, to the Government Hospital, Tirupattur. Sivakami died on the way to the hospital, while the two girls died after admission.

According to the police, Sivakami is reported to have taken the fatal decision since she was suffering from tuberculosis for a long time.

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