Pattamundai, Feb 14: A man allegedly attempted suicide late last night having a day-long quarrel with his wife over some family issues.
The incident took place at Sanajaria village under Pattamundai block in Kendrapara district.
The man, identified as Sailendra Mallick, attempted self immolation in front of his wife pouring kerosene on body.
His wife Bandita Mallick also sustained severe burn injuries in an attempt to save him.
Both were admitted to Pattamundai hospital and later shifted to SCB Hospital in cuttack as their health condition deteriorated.