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Woman pilgrim dies in Jammu

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Jammu, Jul 18: A 61-year-old woman pilgrim from Maharashtra, who was injured in a road accident, died at a hospital here.

The woman pilgrim, identified as Gaya Bhai Kaile, was admitted to the GMC Hospital after being hit by a vehicle near the Saraswati Dham railway station here on July 15. She succumbed to injuries last evening, the officials said.

They said the woman was part of a group which had arrived in the city and was getting registration for the Yatra when the incident occurred.

Her death raised the number of people killed in the ongoing Yatra to 27, the officials said, adding this was the third pilgrim death reported in Jammu region.

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