29/08/2016 6:36 PM IST | Updated 29/08/2016 6:56 PM IST

70-Year-Old Chennai Woman Dies After Man Attempting Suicide Falls On Her

The incident happened in Ashok Nagar in Chennai.

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In a bizarrely tragic incident, a 70-year-old woman was killed in Chennai when a man attempting suicide jumped off the terrace of a third-storey building and fell on her accidentally. The mishap, which took place in the Ashok Nagar area of the city last night, was reported by The Times of India.

Sharadha, 70, was sleeping outside her house when Selvam, 34, tried to kill himself but fell on her instead. Hearing her cries, neighbours rushed over to find both of them with serious injuries and took them to a hospital.

While Selvam, an autorickshaw driver who had taken the plunge after a bitter argument with his wife, is undergoing treatment for his head and leg injuries, Sharadha succumbed to her injuries.

The Kumaran Nagar police are reportedly investigating the incident.

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