KARACHI - A mentally abnormal woman here on Thursday killed her minor daughter and later attempted to commit suicide and was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
Thirty-year old Farzana, the wife of Jawwad and a resident of Block-2, PECHS Society Karachi, often used to visit the shelter house 'Darul Panah' within the jurisdiction of Brigade police station after some domestic dispute with her husband.
She was suffering some chronic mental sickness and often used to reach the said shelter house after clash with Jawwad.
On Wednesday, she reached 'Darul Panah' along with her daughter Minal and tried to strangle the girl.
The workers at the shelter house saved the baby and shifted her to the hospital in precarious condition but she could not survive.
According to the ward in-charge, Farzana also attempted to finish her life by drinking some poisonous liquid at the shelter house but was immediately taken to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre.

This news was published in The Nation newspaper. Read complete newspaper of 08-Aug-2008 here.