2 Amarnath pilgrims die of cardiac arrest, another killed in road accident

A private vehicle, carrying Amarnath pilgrims, collided with a school bus at Padgampora in the Awantipora area, resulting in death of one woman pilgrim, a police official said.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Jul 12 2018 1:10AM | Updated Date: Jul 12 2018 1:10AM
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Two pilgrims died of cardiac arrest near the holy cave shrine of Amarnath while another was killed in a road accident in Pulwama district, taking the death toll in this year's pilgrimage to 20.

A private vehicle, carrying Amarnath pilgrims, collided with a school bus at Padgampora in the Awantipora area, resulting in death of one woman pilgrim, a police official said. 

He said she was identified as Savita, a resident of Jaipur. A pilgrim, identified as Mahinder Pal, fell unconscious last night at Kali Mata track and later died, the official said. G Koteshwara, a 70-year-old pilgrim from Andhra Pradesh, died due to cardiac arrest at the holy cave yesterday, he said.  

 

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