An elderly man died in a hospital where he was shifted after being found in an unconscious state near a nallah in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said today.
"An unidentified male body about 50 years, was found lying in an unconscious condition near a Nallah in village Tikker in the jurisdiction of Police Station Kupwara," said a spokesman.
He was shifted to hospital for treatment where he breathed his last, added the spokesman.
He said that no marks of violation or injury were found on his body.
"The body of the deceased is lying in the mortuary of Sub District Hospital Kupwara for identification. Kupwara police has initiated proceedings under section 174/CrPC to ascertain the cause of his death," said the spokesman.
"Anybody having any information about the deceased may please contact Police Station Kupwara on 7051404915 or Police Control room on Dial 100."