A People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Sarpanch was among two people who died on Sunday morning of cardiac arrest in the districts of South Kashmir, bringing the total number of deaths in the valley due to heart attack to eleven.
Mohammad Shaban Shah (50) Mume Shah’s uncle, a resident of Bon Numbal, Mattan, Anantnag, died in his home due to a major cardiac arrest.
Mohammad Shaban was and was affiliated with the PDP as a Sarpanch.
A health worker identified as Abdul Aziz Bhat, son of Abdul Qadir Bhat, a resident of Durpora, suffered a major cardiac arrest at his home early this morning in another incident.
In the past six days, the cumulative number of deaths due to cardiac arrest in the valley has reached eleven.
An elderly tourist woman from Tamil Nadu, staying at a hotel in snow-bound Gulmarg, died of cardiac arrest on 4 January.
On 5 January, in the Bunhar Wathora region of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, a young PhD scholar died of a heart attack.
Three people, including a twenty-two-year-old girl from Baramulla’s Bandi Bala village, a twenty-eight-year-old boy from Budgam’s Galwanpora Sebdan village, and a thirty-five-year-old man from Srinagar’s Check Rawalpora district, also died on January 6 as a result of a heart attack.