Cox's Bazar, April 16 -- A loving teenager couple sustained serious injuries allegedly after jumping off a five-storey building in Thana Rastar Matha area in the district town on Monday night.

The injured -- Shakil Mostoza Obhi, 18, son of Abu Musa Shakil, and Israt Jahan, 14, daughter of Saiful Islam-- used to live in the building with their respective families.

They are popularly known as 'Romeo and Juliet' of the area.

Neighbours said they were in a romantic relation for long, but their families did not accept it. So, they jumped off the building to commit suicide together around 8:30pm, they said.

They sustained severe injuries and now undergoing treatment at Fuad Al Khatib Hospital in the town, said Farid Uddin Khandaker, officer...