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Jodhpur Teenager, Who Tried To Kill Herself To Complete The Blue Whale Challenge, Attempts Suicide Again

The Class X student carved the shape of a whale on her arm and threw away her mobile phone before jumping into the Kailana Lake.

07/09/2017 8:40 AM IST | Updated 07/09/2017 8:40 AM IST
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JODHPUR -- A 17-year-old girl, who was rescued after she tried to commit suicide by jumping into a lake in Jodhpur as part of the Blue Whale Challenge, made another attempt to kill herself, the police said on Wednesday.

The Class X student, who told her parents that she was going to meet her friends, on Monday night carved the shape of a whale on her arm and threw away her mobile phone before jumping into the Kailana Lake, they said.

The girl allegedly attempted suicide on Tuesday as well and this time she consumed some tablets kept in her house. She was rushed to a private hospital and admitted to the ICU.

Owner of the hospital, Dr. K R Daukiya said she was out of danger but has been kept in ICU for examination of her vital organs.

According to the doctor, she is suffering from depression and counseling sessions aimed at improving her condition would begin soon.

"When the girl was brought here last morning, she was quite stressed. But after treatment, she spoke about how she got into it (the blue whale challenge)," the doctor said.

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