Bargarh: Two sisters attempted suicide in Nigamananda Vihar area of Bargarh district. While one of them died, the other is undergoing treatment at a hospital.
The deceased has been identified as Priyanka Sharma (21).
According to sources, Priyanka along with her elder sister Gudia Sharma (23) and two brothers had been living in Nigamananda Vihar of Ward No 1 of Bargarh Town police limits. While they originally hailed from Bihar, their family migrated to Bargarh around 20 years back.
The sister duo attempted suicide by hanging themselves from the ceiling fan of their house with the help of their scarves on Monday night due to some unknown reason.
The family members with the help of their neighbours rescued the sister duo in a critical condition and rushed them to the district headquarters hospital. However, the younger sister succumbed while undergoing treatment at the hospital.
While the exact reason behind the suicide is yet to be ascertained, the police have started an investigation to find out the truth.