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Woman slits 3-year-old daughter's throat

Press Trust of India  |  Madurai 

A woman allegedly slit her three-year-old daughter's throat and then attempted to commit suicide here by slashing her wrist, police said Tuesday.

The 27-year-old woman, an engineering graduate, was undergoing treatment for psychiatric problems, they said.

She allegedly slit her daughter's throat and then slashed her wrist falling unconscious, police said.

Her mother-in-law rushed them to hospital where the doctors declared the child brought dead.

The woman is undergoing treatment, police said.

Her husband, an engineer, is working in Chennai.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 20:50 IST