Karimnagar Jan 08 (Agencies): Two cotton farmers have committed suicide by consuming insecticide in two separate incidents in Karimnagar district of Andhra Pradesh, police said on Saturday.

Dammishetti Rajaiah (61) ended his life yesterday at his residence in Odela village under Pothkapalli police limits, they said.

He was unable to repay his debts after suffering losses due to rains, which damaged his cotton crops. He died in a hospital, while undergoing treatment.

In another incident, Dasari Ramaiah (68), took the extreme step on his agricultural field at Nagaram village in Manthani mandal limits. He died on the spot, police added.