From Rediff

The government informed the Lok Sabha Wednesday that 269 Indians committed suicides in the Gulf during 2005.

He said this year 166 suicides committed by Indians have come to their notice. The reasons are manifold including personal, financial, family and work related.

On the basis of the data collected the highest number of 100 suicides took place during 2005 and 69 so far this year in UAE. This was followed by 69 in Saudi Arabia during 2005 and 37 till date this year, followed by 44 and 23 in Oman respectively.