Maharashtra: 67-year-old dies during gym workout
A 67-year-old man collapsed on Wednesday while working at a gym in Vasai, a town in Maharashtra’s Palghar district. The incident happened at around 7:30 pm when he was doing his regular exercise at the gym.
The police said the deceased, identified as Pralhad Nikam, felt giddy and collapsed on the ground while gymming. The gym trainers and people around him immediately took him to the hospital, where the doctors declared him brought dead.
The police said the cause of his death is still not known, however, his body was sent to a government hospital for post-mortem.
On the same day, a 32-year-old man in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal collapsed and died while dancing at a wedding ceremony. According to the reports, the deceased was dancing with a group, surrounded by band beating drums, when he collapsed on the ground.
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He was rushed to the hospital where the doctors him dead. The reports state that the man suffered cardiac arrest.
This is not the first incident where someone has died while gymming. Earlier, a 33-year-old bodybuilder in Chandigarh died while stretching. As per the reports, the man, identified as Ram Rana, was talking to his friends in the gym after a workout. He stretched his arms and tilted backward. Suddenly, he fell to the ground and stopped responding.
His friends immediately took him to the nearby hospital, where the doctors declared him brought dead. He is survived by his wife and two children, aged 11 and 3, respectively.
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