Pilgrim from Gujarat dies of heart attack in Uttarakhand

A pilgrim from Gujarat died of a heart attack while returning from the Himalayan temple of Yamunotri in Uttarakhand.

Mahendra Bhai (57), a resident of Ahmedabad, reached Janki Chatti along with his family after visiting Yamunotri on Wednesday evening, Badkot police station SHO D S Kohli said.

He fell ill at night and was rushed to a health centre at Badkot where he was declared dead by doctors, the SHO said.

His body was sent to Nagaon for post-mortem.

The portals of Yamunotri were reopened after the winter break on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya on May 7.


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