Gangtok, Jun 23 (PTI) A 40-year-old tourist from Bihar, who was on a visit to Yumthang Valley in Sikkim, has died due to altitude sickness here, police said today. Also Read - Earthquake Jolts Sikkim-Nepal Border, Tremors Felt in Assam, Bihar, Bengal
Ramesh Kumar complained of breathing problem following his visit to Yumthang Valley before getting unconscious, they said. Also Read - Night Clubs, Pubs to be Shut By 10 PM, No Vehicle Movement in Night: Sikkim Issues COVID Guidelines
He was rushed to a nearby hospital but was declared dead on arrival. The body was then forwarded to Mangan North District Hospital for medical autopsy, police said. Also Read - Earthquake Measuring 4.0 on Richter Scale Jolts India-Nepal Border, Tremors Felt in Sikkim
A case of unnatural death has been registered at Lachung police station and investigation is underway.
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