The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

New suicide | Young man commits suicide by consuming “rice pill” in Azaz in Aleppo countryside

Aleppo province: A young man committed suicide by consuming a “rice tablets” (tablets of Aluminum Phosphide which is readily available as a fumigant for stored cereal grains) for unknown reasons in Azaz city in Aleppo countryside within “Euphrates Shield” area.


Sources suggested that the young man committed suicide due to psychological stress  over deteriorating living conditions.


This comes in light of the increasing rate of suicide across Syria due to the dire living, economic, social, psychological conditions and other reasons.

It is worth noting that this case is the first one within “Euphrates Shield” in 2024.