February 26, 2010 / 4:26 PM / 10 years ago

Man must pay for injury caused in suicide bid

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A court ruled that a Russian man must pay more than 100,000 rubles ($3,330) for medical bills and damages to the parents of a girl he hit when he jumped from a window in a suicide attempt.

The 7-year-old girl was in hospital for months after the man fell on her when he jumped from a ninth-storey apartment during an argument with his ex-wife, a court in the Siberian city of Omsk heard, the Interfax news agency reported Thursday.

Reporting by Steve Gutterman; editing by Peter Millership

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