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Bandipora shocker: Elderly man dies in queue while waiting to submit pension form

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Srinagar: In a shocking and sad incident, an elderly man died while waiting in a queue to submit an old age pension form in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday.

An official said that the man suddenly collapsed  while he was waiting in queue to submit an old age pension form at Tehsil Social Welfare Office Bandipora. 

He said soon after he was rushed to district hospital Bandipora, where he was declared dead on arrival due to cardiopulmonary arrest as the suspected cause of death.

The official identified him as Sonaullah Bhat (62) son Ghulam Hassan Bhat of Malangam.

Meanwhile, a police official while confirming the incident to local news agency KNO said the man died of natural causes and his body has been handed over to police after legal formalities.


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