An elderly man today died after suffering a heart attack outside a bank in Ranpur village of neighbouring Botad district in Gujarat, where he was resting after exchanging his currency notes, police said.
Jilubhai Khachar(70), suffered heart attack when he was sitting on a chair outside Bank of Baroda branch, said Ranpur Police Sub Inspector R B Karmatiya.
“Locals told us that Khachar had exchanged his notes and was sitting in chair outside the bank to relax when his condition suddenly deteriorated. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, however he died shortly upon arrival there,” said PSI Karmatiya.
“Doctors informed us that he had suffered heart attack.
We have learned from his relatives that Khachar was a heart patient and had suffered similar attack in the past,” he added.
On November 12, 47-year-old Barkat Shaikh died of heart attack while standing in a queue outside Corporation Bank branch at Tarapur town in Anand district.
On the following day, 69-year-old Mansukh Darji met with the same fate when he was standing in a queue outside Bank of India in Limbdi town of Surendranagar district.