Irfan Tilgami|Kashmir Crown

Pattan, August 13: An 18-year-old boy committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance in Gundbal area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday.

Reports reaching Kashmir Crown told that a boy (name withheld) consumed some poisonous substance at his residence in Gundbal , Pattan on Thursday.

The family members immediately rushed him Trauma Hospital Pattan from where he was referred to SMHS hospital in Srinagar where doctors declared him brought dead on arrival.

Meanwhile police official told that the reason for the suicide was not immediately known, adding that police have registered a case and initiated investigation to ascertain the circumstances which forced the boy to take this extreme step.