Boy survives suicide attempt after 10-storey fall

Last Updated: Wed, May 15, 2013 03:00 hrs

Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 15-year-old boy in Russia's eastern city of Chita survived after attempting suicide by jumping from the 10th floor of a residential apartment building, police said.

The teenager attempted suicide after his parents allegedly forbid him watching videos on internet.

The teenager jumped out of a window of his apartment on the 10th floor of the building on Krasnoarmeiskaya street. He landed on a tree and got stuck in the branches.

He was hospitalised in an intensive care ward as he sustained severe injuries after the fall, police added.

--IANS/RIA Novosti


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