Vaishno Devi pilgrim dies on way to shrine
Jammu, Oct 23: A 61-year-old pilgrim from Uttar Pradesh died en route the Vaishno Devi shrine in Reasi district, police said on Tuesday.
Harbir Singh Teotia, a resident of Ghaziabad, fell unconscious near Satya point along the new track while on his way from base camp Katra to cave shrine on Monday evening, a police official said.
He said the pilgrim was rushed to Himkoti dispensary where doctors declared him brought dead.
Quoting doctors, the officials said Teotia had suffered a massive heart attack resulting in his death.