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Prosecutor General's Office of Kyrgyzstan reports on teen suicide

In 2016, the number of suicides among minors remained almost at the level of 2015. This is stated in the report of the Prosecutor General of Kyrgyzstan.

In total, 95 cases of suicide (39 among girls and 56 among boys) were registered in the past year.

The growth in adolescent suicide is observed in Osh (from 15 cases to 17), Naryn (from 7 to 8) and Talas regions (from 2 to 5) as well as in Bishkek (from 5 to 6). A decrease is observed in Osh and other regions of the republic.

«Bodies of the prosecutor’s office of the republic pay special attention to the timely detection of children in difficult living conditions and the prevention of crimes against minors by authorized state bodies," the report says.