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Couple Survives Third Suicide Attempt

First they drove a car off a cliff. Then they tried to hang themselves. Finally, the two lovers held hands and jumped from the 12th floor of their hotel.

All three times, they survived.

Huang Pin-jen, 27, and Chang Shumei, 26, landed on the roof of an adjacent five-story restaurant Sunday night and were in the hospital Tuesday in stable condition with bone fractures, police in the southern city of Kaohsiung said.

Last month, the couple drove a car off a cliff in central Taiwan, and Huang was seriously injured while Chang suffered minor injuries, police said.

On Sunday, they first tried to hang themselves in their hotel room with bed sheets, then jumped off the building, police said.

Kaohsiung police officer Chang Fang said the couple’s parents disapproved of their relationship for unspecified reasons.

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