Mother throws children, self from 4th floor

A 35-year-old woman in the southern town of Niš early this morning threw her two young children from a 4th floor balcony, to then jump to her death herself.

Source: Beta, Tanjug

A two-year-old boy died from the fall, while a 5-year-old girl survived.

The woman died instantly.

The girl is being treated at a local hospital for multiple injuries, including those sustained to her spleen, kidneys and liver, but is in a stable condition and doctors say her life is not in danger.

The girl is conscious and remembers the details of the incident, her doctors further said, adding that the child, who was visited by her father today, was able to "reconstruct the whole event almost entirely".

The details of the incident and the motives behind the woman's decision to kill her children and herself are still unknown.


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