Suicides spike during MCO


Risky task: Fire and rescue personnel seen saving a woman off a ledge in this file photo. During the MCO period, firemen have been busy handling cases of people threatening to take their own lives.

JOHOR BARU: Since the movement control order (MCO) started five months ago, firemen have been busy handling cases of people threatening to take their own lives.

In most cases, the firemen have been able to talk them out of it before rushing them to hospital.

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