Delhi pilgrim dies enroute to Vaishno Devi shrine

He said the pilgrim was accompanied by his wife. The couple was on way to the shrine to offer their prayers when he apparently suffered massive heart attack and fell down.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Jul 22 2018 12:32AM | Updated Date: Jul 22 2018 12:32AM
Delhi pilgrim dies enroute to Vaishno Devi shrineFile Photo

A 30-year-old man from Delhi died of suspected heart attack enroute to the cave shrine of Vaishno Devi in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said.

Mukesh Sharma, a resident of Delhi's Rohini area, fell unconscious near Battery car point along the new track to the cave shrine on Friday evening and was later declared brought dead by doctors at a dispensary nearby, the official said.

He said the pilgrim was accompanied by his wife. The couple was on way to the shrine to offer their prayers when he apparently suffered massive heart attack and fell down.

His body was brought to a health centre at Katra and handed over to his family for last rites, the official said. 

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