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8-year-old girl dies en route Vaishno Devi shrine

PTI  Jammu, July 21, 2014
First Published: 15:37 IST(21/7/2014) | Last Updated: 15:39 IST(21/7/2014)

An 8-year-old girl on Monday died after being hit by a piece of rock, which rolled down Trikuta hills en-route the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Katra belt of Reasi district, police said.

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Vidushi, who was on a pilgrimage to the cave shrine in Trikuta hills along with her family, was hit by a piece of rock, which slided from the hill top due to landslides near Sanjichat on Monday, they said.

She died due to a head injury, police said, adding her body has been handed over to her father after completion of legal formalities.


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