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3 elderly people die after casting votes in districts

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

Three senior citizens collapsed and died after exercising their franchise for the Lok Sabha polls in three districts of Tamil Nadu Thursday, police said.

Balakrishnan of Coimbatore fainted and fell after coming out of the booth. He was being taken to a hospital when he died, the police said.

Similarly, Murugesan collapsed and breathed his last at a booth in Erode, they said.

Likewise, Krishnan died after casting his vote in Salem, the police said.

All the three were in their mid-60s, they added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, April 18 2019. 16:15 IST