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Farmer Couple commits Suicide in Odisha

Drought-OdishaBhubaneswar, Dec 18: A farmer couple reportedly committed suicide in Keonjhar distrit on Friday following crop loss and debt burden. As per reports, the incident took place at Kainipura village in Anandapur block in the district.

The deceases farmer couple was identified as Pagala Patra and his wife. As per the villagers, the duo consumed Oleander flower seeds on Thursday night. They were admitted to Anandapur hopsital and they died on Friday morning while undergoing treatment. They took extreme step due to crop loss and debt burden, villagers said.

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