An elderly man today died after suffering a heart attack outside a bank in Ranpur village of neighbouring Botad district when he was resting after exchanging his currency notes, police said.
Jilubhai Khachar(70), suffered heart attack when he was sitting on a chair outside Bank of Baroda branch, said Ranpur Police Sub Inspector R B Karmatiya.
"Locals told us that Khachar had exchanged his notes and was sitting in chair outside the bank to relax when his condition suddenly deteriorated. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, however he died shortly upon arrival there," said PSI Karmatiya.
"Doctors informed us that he had suffered heart attack. We have learned from his relatives that Khachar was a heart patient and had suffered similar attack in the past," he added.
On November 12, 47-year-old Barkat Shaikh died of heart attack while standing in a queue outside Corporation Bank branch at Tarapur town in Anand district.
On the following day, 69-year-old Mansukh Darji met with the same fate when he was standing in a queue outside Bank of India in Limbdi town of Surendranagar district.
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