Amarnath pilgrim dies in Jammu

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Jammu, July 08 (GNS): An Amarnath pilgrim hailing from Gujarat breathed his last here, days after paying obeisance at the holy cave shrine.

Police in a statement issued to GNS said that Ankit Kumar who was putting up at lodgement centre at Guru Ravi Dass temple, Krishna Nagar, complained of health problems and was admitted to GMC Jammu. Soon after, his condition deteriorated and he breathed his last around 4 pm Sunday, the statement said.

The body of the deceased has been shifted to the mortuary and the next of kin have been contacted while the legal formalities have been initiated in this regard.

Kumar had visited the cave shrine on Friday and had reached Jammu the next day, the statement added.

(GNS)

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