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Woman pilgrim dies at Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A 54-year-old woman pilgrim from has died of cardiac arrest after paying obeisance at the famous Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu's Katra town, police said today.

Geeta Devi, a resident of West Champaran in Bihar, was returning after offering prayers when she collapsed at gate number three inside the Bhawan of the shrine yesterday, a police official said.


He said she was rushed to a nearby dispensary where she was declared brought dead by doctors.

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First Published: Thu, September 14 2017. 14:48 IST
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