Vaishno Devi pilgrim from Maharashtra dies in Katra

Pradeep Ashok Shah, a resident of Sholapur, who had reached Katra to pay obeisance at the famous shrine along with family, fell unconscious while travelling in a three wheeler Monday evening, they said

Press Trust of India
Jammu, Publish Date: Nov 20 2018 1:44PM | Updated Date: Nov 20 2018 1:44PM
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A 70-year-old pilgrim from Maharashtra died after falling unconscious in Katra, the base camp of the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Pradeep Ashok Shah, a resident of Sholapur, who had reached Katra to pay obeisance at the famous shrine along with family, fell unconscious while travelling in a three wheeler Monday evening, they said

He was immediately rushed to a nearby community health centre, where doctors declared him brought dead, police officials said.

His body would be handed over to family members after completion of legal formalities, the official said. 

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