TANK - Two persons, including a retired boxer of Pakistan Army and a woman, committed suicide in Tank on Sunday, police and hospital sources said.

According to details, one Sona Khan, 53, a retired employee of Pakistan Army shot himself dead by a pistol in village Gara Baloch, 2 kilometers from Tank.

His body was brought to DHQ hospital Tank, which was handed over to his heirs after completing medico- legal formalities .The motive behind committing suicide could not be known till filing of this report. 

In another incident of the same nature, a young married woman of 22 ended his life in village Pathan Kot, 5 kilometers east from here.

Her husband Muhammad Rafiq told police that his wife took poisonous pills due to unknown reasons. 

In both the cases, police registered separate FIRs and started investigation.