Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrim killed by falling stone

| Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 18:36
First Published |

Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrim killed by falling stone

Jammu: A pilgrim approaching the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district was killed on Saturday after being struck by a falling stone, police said.

"The devotee, identified as Sampat Kumar Rao, aged 59, resident of Hyderabad died on the spot after being hit by a falling stone on the Mata Vaishno Devi track at around 9 a.m.," a senior police officer told IANS here. 

"The pilgrim was on way to the shrine with his family when the accident occurred," the officer added. 

Download English News App and stay updated with all Latest News.
For News in English, follow us on Google+, Twitter and on Facebook.

Add new comment

This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.