Advertisement

HindustanTimes Wed,20 Aug 2014

World

Indian pilgrim dies of heart attack in Pakistan
PTI
Lahore, June 12, 2013
First Published: 14:55 IST(12/6/2013)
Last Updated: 15:02 IST(12/6/2013)

A Sikh pilgrim from India died of aheart attack while travelling in a train in this eastern Pakistani city, officials said.


Jaswinder Singh, a 69-year-old resident of Delhi,suffered a severe heart attack while travelling in the train at Chowki Shahdara Railway Station and died instantly yesterday, officials of a state-run rescue service said.

Singh was part of a group of Sikh pilgrims travelling from Nankana Sahab in Punjab, Pakistan to Lahore.

Hundreds of Indian Sikhs are visiting Pakistan to participate in events marking the death anniversary of Guru Arjan Dev at Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Hasanabdal.

A rescue team took the deceased's body to Mayo Hospital in Lahore.


Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved