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Two Amarnath pilgrims die of cardiac arrest, another killed in road accident

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Two pilgrims died of cardiac arrest near the holy cave shrine of while another was killed in a road accident in district, taking the death toll in this year's to 20.

A private vehicle, carrying pilgrims, collided with a school bus at Padgampora in the Awantipora area, resulting in death of one woman pilgrim, a said.

He said she was identified as Savita, a resident of

A pilgrim, identified as Mahinder Pal, fell unconscious last night at Kali Mata track and later died, the said.

G Koteshwara, a 70-year-old pilgrim from Andhra Pradesh, died due to cardiac arrest at the holy cave yesterday, he said.

With these, the death toll in this year's -- which began on June 28 -- has gone up to 20.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 19:50 IST