A 30-year-old woman attempted suicide after killing her two kids in the early hours on Friday.

According to the police, S. Sivaranjani (30) of Boomalur in Palladam taluk had allegedly killed her two children, Sri Harchand (7) and eight-month-old Sri Harshika, by drowning them in a water tank and attempted suicide by dousing kerosene and setting herself on flames at 3 a.m. on Friday.

On hearing Ranjani’s screams, her husband Senthil rescued her. She was rushed to CMCH and her condition was said to be critical. Meanwhile, the bodies of the children were handed over to family members after post-mortem, Mangalam Police under the Palladam Sub Division said.

Mangalam Police have registered a case.

(Those with suicidal tendency could seek counselling or help by calling State’s health helpline 104 or Sneha’s suicide prevention helpline 044-24640050).

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