Vaishno Devi-bound pilgrim dies of cardiac arrest

A 63-year-old Vaishno Devi-bound pilgrim today died of cardiac arrest in Katra town of Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district.

Koushal Chand, a resident of Delhi, fell unconscious en route to cave shrine at Ardhakuwari and was taken to a nearby dispensary by his relatives, a police officer said.

The doctors him declared him brought dead and said the apparent cause of the death seems to be heart attack, he said.

The body of the deceased will be handed over the his family after post mortem.

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