Punjab pilgrim dies of heart attack in PakistanBy IANS
Sunday, November 8, 2009
ATTARI BORDER - A Punjab woman on a pilgrimage to a Sikh shrine in Pakistan died of heart attack in Lahore. Her body was handed over to Indian authorities at Attari-Wagah border here Sunday, officials said.
Manjit Kaur, 60, was part of a group of 1,500 pilgrims who had gone to pay obeisance at Nankana Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Nov 2.
The group had left India Oct 31 and planned to return Nov 12.
Kaur suffered heart attack late Saturday evening and died in a hospital.
Earlier, 68-year-old Gurmukh Singh, also part of the same group, also died in Lahore due to heart attack Nov 4.