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India: Man kills 14 relatives with a knife before hanging himself01:42

India: Man kills 14 relatives with a knife before hanging himself

India, Thane
February 28, 2016 at 14:41 GMT +00:00 · Published

A 35-year-old accountant allegedly killed 14 members of his family before hanging himself to death in Thane, an Indian city close to Mumbai, late on Saturday.

Among the victims of the knife attack were his wife, as well as eight children, his three sisters and his parents. The corpses were taken to a local morgue by emergency services, who were watched by a large group of local residents.

A woman who survived the attack is currently receiving treatment for her injuries at Thane's Titan Hospital.

The alleged murderer has been identified as Hansil Warekar, who had lived with his family in a single-story bungalow on Ghodbadar Road in Thane. Initial inquiries haven't found a motive for the killing.

India: Man kills 14 relatives with a knife before hanging himself01:42
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A 35-year-old accountant allegedly killed 14 members of his family before hanging himself to death in Thane, an Indian city close to Mumbai, late on Saturday.

Among the victims of the knife attack were his wife, as well as eight children, his three sisters and his parents. The corpses were taken to a local morgue by emergency services, who were watched by a large group of local residents.

A woman who survived the attack is currently receiving treatment for her injuries at Thane's Titan Hospital.

The alleged murderer has been identified as Hansil Warekar, who had lived with his family in a single-story bungalow on Ghodbadar Road in Thane. Initial inquiries haven't found a motive for the killing.

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