Depressed over his brother's death, a man allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a moving train after throwing his two sons into a well in Pali district, police said today.

Depressed over brother's death, man kills 2 sons, commits suicide
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The victim, Madan Patel (35), allegedly pushed his sons Dinesh (13) and Ramesh (11) into a well in a farm in Sengari village Sunday.

Later in the day, Patel, a farmer, jumped before a moving train. "Patel's younger brother had committed suicide last year. He, according to his family members, had been under stress after that incident and took the extreme step in depression yesterday," the police said.

His wife had gone to her parents' house to attend some function when the incident took place.