UP: 2 children die after mother feeds them poison


NEW DELHI: A woman here allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison after feeding it to her three children, two of whom died, police said Monday.

The woman, Neetu, 34, and her children Nitin, 12, Shubh (six) and Lovely (four), were taken to a hospital. Shubh and Lovely died, while Neetu and her eldest son were critical and referred to a Lucknow hospital, the police said.

The incident took place in Ghura Mau locality in city area here on Sunday, they said.

Police are probing the incident and trying to ascertain the cause behind the extreme step. (PTI)