A 42-year-old man, identified as Pritam Singh, collapsed due to cold at his home in Wajidpur village yesterday. He was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead, a report from the district headquarter said.
Earlier, five people also died following the sweeping cold conditions in the two districts on January 5.
The MeT office yesterday forecasted dense to very dense fog at a few places, and cold to severe cold waves in the state.
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