Pilgrim dies of cardiac arrest

A 60-year-old pilgrim from Maharashtra died today apparently of a cardiac arrest when he was on his way to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu, police said.
Pilgrim dies of cardiac arrest
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A 60-year-old pilgrim from Maharashtra died today apparently of a cardiac arrest when he was on his way to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu, police said.

Guru Nath fell unconscious near the Bhawan (temple) early today after covering a distance of 13.5 km from the base camp at Katra, a police official said.

Nath was immediately taken to a dispensary, he said.

He was declared brought dead by doctors and his body would be handed over to his family after completion of legal formalities, the officer said.

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