OTTAWA, April 11 (UPI) -- Tribal leaders declared a state of emergency after 11 people attempted to kill themselves in one day in a small indigenous community in northern Canada.
A epidemic of suicide attempts has overtaken the Attawapiskat First Nation in Ontario. More than 100 suicide attempts have been made since September, with 28 in March. One person died, Canadian media has reported. The youngest was 11 years old, the oldest 71.