Two pilgrims die of heart attack in Vaishno Devi

A case has been registered and the bodies have been handed to the families.

By: PTI | Jammu | Updated: June 6, 2016 3:04 pm
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In similar incidents, two Vaishno Devi bound pilgrims, a woman and a man, died after allegedly suffering a heart attack in Katra town of Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

According to a police officer, Deendayal Gupta, 64-year-old from Delhi, fell unconscious on Sunday near Himkoti and was taken to a nearby dispensary where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

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In the other incident on the same day, Rajeshwari Devi, 65-year-old woman from Uttarakhand, fell unconscious near Gate Number 3 on the way to the ‘Bhavan’ and was taken to nearby dispensary where doctors declared her dead on arrival.

Cause of death in both the cases seems to be cardiac arrest, the officer said, adding that a case has been registered and the bodies have been handed to the families.

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  1. Jayaraman Nagarajan
    Jun 6, 2016 at 12:11 pm
    Myself and my wife have crossed 70 years but had good Darshan of Vaishna Devi temple in July 2015. Cardiac arrest is common phenomenon in every age group. But my family is blessed by Goddess;br/gt;Howver Pilgrims may consult family doctors before planning for visit to Vaishna devi temple