WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES: The suicide rate among American veterans has increased by nearly a third since 2001, a bigger rise than in the wider population of the United States, a US Department of Veterans Affairs study released on Wednesday said.
KARACHI: Battling the scourge of terrorism for over a decade, the Pakistan Army has remarkably maintained zero-percent suicide rate within its ranks and files, ARY News reported. Suicide rate among the forces engaged in armed confrontation is increasing all over the world. According to a leading Indian daily, 597 Indian troops committed suicide from 2009 to 2013, which takes the annual tally to 120 soldiers a year in India. A British newspaper reports that 247 U.S. troops self-murdered themselves in the year 2012…