A view of the pedestrian track at the Vaishno Devi shrine.(HT File Photo)
A view of the pedestrian track at the Vaishno Devi shrine.(HT File Photo)

16-year-old dies on way to Vaishno Devi shrine, cardiac arrest suspected

Manor Kumar of Dholpur district fell unconscious while on his way to the shrine in Jammu.
PTI, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 12:00 PM IST

A 16-year-old pilgrim from Rajasthan died after apparently suffering a cardiac arrest while on his way to the shrine of Vaishno Devi in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said.

Manor Kumar of Dholpur district fell unconscious while on his way to the shrine. He was rushed to a dispensary by his friends where doctors declared him brought dead, they said.

As per preliminary reports, he may have died due to a cardiac arrest, but it will be verified only after postmortem.

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