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Jilted bride in high-voltage suicide drama

Last updated on: May 19, 2011 12:12 IST

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A 22-year-old woman tried to kill herself by jumping out of a seven-storey residential building in Changchun, Jilin province of China on Tuesday.

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She was saved by Guo Zhongfan, a local community officer, and others, who pulled her back to safety.

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According to the local media, the woman tried to commit suicide after her boyfriend of four years broke up with her, just as they were making plans to get married.

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The woman did not sustain any injuries during the incident.

Hundreds of people gathered around the building while the woman was pulled back up by community officers.


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