Couple commit suicide

A couple committed suicide by jumping in front of a train in Galle last night, the police media unit said today.

The police said that the couple had jumped in front of the train travelling to Matara from Galle.

Both the boy and the girl suffered serious injuries and were admitted to the Karapitiya hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.

The boy has not yet been identified while the girl is said to be 21 year old Nirosha Jayasuriya, the police media unit said.

The girl is a resident of Kandy. The Galle police are conducting further investigations.