Suicide attempts by a four-member family at DD Colony of Amberpet have created a sensation in the area.
Of the four who tried to take their lives by consuming sleeping pills in their cool drinks, two have died while the other two are battling for their lives.
The two who have died have been identified as 65-year-old Pawan and his wife 55-year-old Neelam. The other two who are battling for their lives have been identified as 34-year-old Mannu and 30-year-old Nikhal. They have been rushed to the Andhra Mahila Sabha hospital for treatment.
According to locals, the family members attempted the suicides two days back, and it came to light very late. The police then reached the spot and have started an inquiry into the case.
It is said that the husband and the wife were both suffering from different ailments, and that their two children were also being treated at a local hospital.