Woman in Marib Attempted Suicide [Archives:2000/31/Local News]

July 31 2000

A married woman in Marib Province last Thursday attempted a suicide by firing three shots into her chest. She is now admitted at the Military Hospital there and her condition has been described as very critical. The suicide attempt came following rejection by her husband to divorce her. Her application for divorce entered its second year.
Since 1994, seventy-four cases of suicide have been recorded in Marib, all resulting from social conditions in form of matrimonial or divorce problems.