Vaishno Devi pilgrim dies of heart attack


Jammu, September 7:

A 54-year-old pilgrim from Bihar died of a cardiac arrest after paying obeisance at the famous Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district, police said on Saturday.

Kedar Choudhary, a resident of Bihar’s Mannu Bahri village, collapsed near Bhairo Temple while returning from the cave shrine atop the Trikuta hills late Friday, a police official said.

He said Choudhary was taken to a dispensary where he was declared dead by the doctors.

His body was handed over to his relatives for the last rites after the completion of legal formalities, the official said.



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