Jammu: BSF officer dies of suspected heart attack

An assistant sub-inspector of Border Security Forces died of a suspected heart attack in Mendhar on Monday morning, officials said.

Identifying the deceased as one B L Jonko, an official said that the ASI rank officer complained of being unwell while he was getting ready for his routine duty. The officer, they said, soon after collapsed and started frothing from mouth.

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“Upon sensing emergency, the colleagues evacuated him to SDH Mendhar where despite all possible efforts, the officer couldn’t be saved,” they said.

BMO Mendhar confirmed about the death of the officer at a health facility in Mendhar.

It has been in the meantime learnt that police has initiated investigation into the possible cause of death of the officer.