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73 commit suicide in the last year
March 22, 2017, 10:13 am
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Seventy three people of different ages – Kuwaitis and expatriates – have committed suicide last year while 20 similar cases have been recorded until date in 2017, reports Al-Qabas daily.

According to official statistics 75 suicide cases were recorded in 2015; 61 in 2014; 52 in 2013; 53 in 2012; 37 in 2011 and 52 in 2010. The statistics also showed the Indians topped the list in 2016 with 43 cases including 37 men, 6 women. The Kuwaitis came second with 11 cases — 9 men and 2 women. Sri Lankans are third with 6 cases, followed by Nepalese, 5; Egyptians fifth with 4 cases, including a woman. Twenty-four cases were recorded for other nationalities such as Filipinos, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, Ethiopians and others.

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