Woman kills 2 daughters, self by drinking acid for not being allowed to fast by husband

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Multan—A mother of two passed away on Thursday after committing suicide over her husband’s refusal to allow her from fasting.
A woman of resident of Garaywala in Multan, made her daughters M and eight-month-old H drink acid on Wednesday, as a result of which both died on the spot. She later drank acid too and was shifted to Nishtar Hospital in critical condition. She passed away on Thursday.
Speaking to media, residents of the area said the womwn and her husband had differences about her fasting in Ramazan as she wanted to fast, which could result in her not being able to feed her eight-month-old child.
The husband, a security guard at Nishtar hospi-tal said he could not afford instant milk for the child, which is why he had asked his wife to skip the fast and feed H instead. However, she refused and due to their ongoing fights over not having enough money for basic needs, she allegedly committed suicide.

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