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Abu Dhabi: An Egyptian high school student committed suicide, on Sunday after he failed his final exams, local media reported.

The Hadayek Al Qubba Police Station in Cairo received a report that a student shot himself with his father’s pistol.

Police officers moved to the crime scene and found the body of a student named Karim. The weapon was subsequently seized and the Public Prosecution notified.

Hadayek Al Qubba police are investigating the incident.

The suicide of 18-year-old Karim was the eighth such case after the announcement of high school results in 2021.