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Pilgrim dies on way back from Vaishnodevi cave shrine

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A 55-year-old pilgrim died while returning from the cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi in Trikuta hills of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district today.

Nathuni Prasad of Bihar, who was returning after performing 'darshan' at the cave shrine, collapsed at Banganga and was shifted to a hospital in Katra town where he died, a police officer said.

He is reported to have died of heat stroke, the officer said.

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 21:42 IST