The 2008 global financial crisis and mass lay-offs in its wake might have driven 5,000 more people than expected globally to commit suicide in the following year, according to a study. Photo: AP

2008 financial crisis led to surge in suicides, international study finds

5,000 more globally killed themselves in wake of lay-offs, study finds

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The 2008 global financial crisis and mass lay-offs in its wake might have driven 5,000 more people than expected globally to commit suicide in the following year, according to a study. Photo: AP
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