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Tree Thwarts Teen's Suicide Attempt

A 15-year-old schoolboy tried to kill himself after his parents forbid him from watching a video on the Internet only to have his fall was broken by a tree, regional police said Tuesday.

Police said that the unidentified teenager, from Chita, 6,000 kilometers east of Moscow, jumped from a 10th floor window early Tuesday but landed on a tree and got stuck in the branches.

The teenager was taken to the local hospital with serious injuries and is now in intensive care.

According to the preliminary investigation, the boys suicidal behavior came as a result of his parents' refusal to let him watch an unspecified movie on the internet.

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