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Doctor suffers heart attack while playing badminton tournament, dies

Other Doctors, Who Were Also Participating In The Tournament, Gave First Aid And Rushed Him To A Hospital, But His Life Could Not Be Saved, They Said.

PTI | Updated on: 22 Jun 2019, 09:41:00 PM
Dr Rajesh Bhat


A 48-year-old doctor died after suffering heart attack while playing in a badminton tournament IN Mangaluru on Saturday. Dr Rajesh Bhat, obstetrician and gynaecologist, collapsed while playing in the Mangalore Premier League, tournament officials said.

Other doctors, who were also participating in the tournament, gave first aid and rushed him to a hospital, but his life could not be saved, they said.

Following his death, the tournament, organised locally for people of different professions, was cancelled.

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First Published : 22 Jun 2019, 09:41:00 PM