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Two tourists die in J&K's hill stations

IANS | April 13, 2024 11:13 AM

SRINAGAR: Two tourists, one from the US and another from Gujarat, died on Saturday in J&K's Sonamarg and Pahalgam hill stations.

Officials said that the US tourist, identified as Lana Marie, fell ill at a hotel in Sonamarg hill station in Ganderbal district.

"Marie was shifted to the primary health centre (PHC) in Sonamarg where doctors said she had been dead on arrival, " the officials said.

"The body is at the PHC in Sonamarg and medico-legal formalities are being completed, " the officials said.

The Gujarati tourist, identified as 63-year-old Vangikar Anagha, fell unconscious inside the hotel in the Pahalgam tourist resort, they said.

Anagha was shifted to the hospital where doctors said she was dead on arrival. Medico-legal formalities have been started in this incident by police in Pahalgam, they added.

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