Budgam: A young PhD scholar dies of a heart attack during the intervening night of Tuesday at Bunhar Wathora area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
According to reports reached to news agency— Kashmir News Observer (KNO), a 34-year-old Shakeel Ahmad Dar who recently received his PhD degree died in his sleep.
According to the locals, Dar after going to bed didn’t wake on Tuesday morning, so to check on him the family members entered in his room, only to find him dead.
” We have lost a great person. He was a very nice man. We met a few days ago and I didn’t know I would lose him so soon,” a friend of his said. ” A degree of PhD was awarded to him on 17 Dec 2020.”
Elderly people in the locality has also called his death a great loss for the village.
Dar was later buried in his native village, amid heavy snowfall—(KNO)