A teenage boy died of cardiac arrest in the Reshwari-Muqam area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Wednesday afternoon.
An official told a local news agency, Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a boy identified as Rashid Ahmad Chechi (16), son of Bashir Ahmad Chechi of Reshwari-Muqam, fell unconscious at his home.
He said Rashid was immediately shifted to District Hospital Bandipora where doctors declared him dead on arrival. The body of the deceased was handed over to family members for last rites after completing legal formalities, the official said.
Meanwhile, the total number of deaths reported due to cardiac arrest in the Valley has reached to twenty-three in the last fourteen days. (KNO)