Jammu, Feb 15 (PTI) A 49-year-old pilgrim on his way to the Mata Vaishnodevi cave shrine died today in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district, police said.

Nem Singh, a resident of Chhattisgarh, became unconscious and fell down on the track enroute to the Bhavan, the abode of Mata Vaishnodevi, on the Trikuta hills, a police officer said.

He was immediately taken to a dispensary where doctors declared him brought dead, he said.

His body has been shifted to the Katra community health centre for further legal formalities, the officer said.

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