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Bihar: flood victim takes his own life

PTI  Kisanganj, Bihar, July 13, 2013
First Published: 21:48 IST(13/7/2013) | Last Updated: 21:51 IST(13/7/2013)

A flood victim took his own life with his wife alleging that it was because relief materials were unavailable, in Bihar's Kisanganj district on Saturday.

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The man, Bindeshwar Ram, had taken shelter in a school with his wife and four children after flood water entered his home in old Khagra area, the sources said.

Ram's wife alleged that her husband hanged himself as the family did not receive relief materials for three days.

District magistrate Aditya Kumar Das said that the man took his life because of some personal reason and not as claimed by his wife. He said the police were investigating the matter.

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