From high above on the Tsing Yi North Bridge, the gently flowing channel belies its reputation as a major suicide destination. Fatal jumps off the two bridges doubled in the first half of 2013. Photo: Felix Wong
From high above on the Tsing Yi North Bridge, the gently flowing channel belies its reputation as a major suicide destination. Fatal jumps off the two bridges doubled in the first half of 2013. Photo: Felix Wong

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From high above on the Tsing Yi North Bridge, the gently flowing channel belies its reputation as a major suicide destination. Fatal jumps off the two bridges doubled in the first half of 2013. Photo: Felix Wong
From high above on the Tsing Yi North Bridge, the gently flowing channel belies its reputation as a major suicide destination. Fatal jumps off the two bridges doubled in the first half of 2013. Photo: Felix Wong
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