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Army officer dies of heart attack in J-K's Poonch

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) died Tuesday apparently after suffering a massive heart attack while performing his duty near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The JCO was on duty at a post in Sonawali Gali in Mankote sector when he suddenly fell unconscious on Tuesday morning, they said.

The officer was then shifted to the hospital where he was declared brought dead, he said, adding that the body was handed over to his unit after legal formalities.

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First Published: Tue, January 15 2019. 13:40 IST