March 22, 2012

Footballer dies on Field in Bangalore

A football player of the Bangalore Mars Club suffered a massive heart attack and died on the spot while playing a match at the Bangalore Football Stadium.

Venkatesh (34) is a first division player of the local club. He collapsed on the ground while warming up in the practice area during a match against South Western Railways.

Police said that there was no ambulance present at the stadium during the match. He was rushed to a hospital by his teammates in an auto. However, he was declared dead in the hospital.

The cause of his death would be ascertained after the post-mortem report. The initial diagnosis suggested that he died due to cardiac arrest.

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