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Senior citizen dies of heart attack after exchanging notes

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

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 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 branch at Tarapur town in Anand district.

On the following day, 69-year-old Mansukh Darji with the same fate when he was standing in a queue outside in Limbdi town of Surendranagar district.

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

First Published: Wed, November 23 2016. 21:57 IST