Woman attempts self-immolation along with three children in Sheikhupura


SHEIKHUPURA: A woman disappointed over domestic disputes attempted self-immolation and also set on fire her three children and were hospitalised in critical condition.

Rescue sources said that a woman Mumtaz 35, wife of Asghar disgruntled over the taunting of husband, other domestic issues and poor economic condition set herself and three children on fire at Gujranwala Road in Sheesh Mahal area of Sheikhupura, resultantly they were scorched.

The scorched people including Mumtaz, Usman 10, Gulnaz 08 and Nimra 17, D/O Maqsood, were shifted to burn unit of District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital Sheikhupura.

The police after registering a case for the incident has started an investigation.