Amarnath pilgrim from Bengal dies of cardiac arrest

A 72-year-old pilgrim from West Bengal died on Saturday due to cardiac arrest en route for the cave of Amarnath in south Kashmir, sources said.

The deceased has been identified as A K Mukherji, a resident of Howrah.

Pertinently, a pilgrim from Jammu was killed by a shooting stone at Brarimarg on June 29, while an assistant sub-inspector of the ITBP suffered cardiac arrest at the same place a day before.

The 40-day yatra will conclude on August 7.




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