A young woman has escaped suicide while the youth had died when a couple had attempted to commit suicide in Kopai area in Jaffna.
Our reporter stated that the couple has attempted suicide by jumping into a well. It is revealed that the 21 year old young woman has saved her life by clinging on to a tube inside the well while the 19 year old youth has died.
The two has eloped from their homes and were in hiding since parents of both parties were against this affair.
The couple had jumped into the well when the relatives were trying to get hold of them after seeing the two speaking to each other near a well at dawn yesterday.
Kopai police are carrying out investigations about the incident.