ISRO scientist dies of cardiac arrest

An ISRO scientist died of cardiac arrest on Tuesday while delivering lecture during a regional conference at the Kashmir University here, officials said.

Srinagar: An ISRO scientist died of cardiac
arrest on Tuesday while delivering lecture during a regional
conference at the Kashmir University here, officials said.

Professor S K Pathan, who was also vice-president of
Indian Society of Geomatics, suffered a massive heart attack
as he was delivering presidential address at the University`s
Gandhi Bhawan at Hazratbal, they said.

Pathan, who hailed from Ahmedabad in Gujarat, was shifted
to SKIMS hospital at Soura where doctors declared him brought
dead.

The body was handed over to police so that formalities
could be done to send it to his hometown.

Pathan was a group director at the Ahmedabad Space
Application Centre (SAC) of ISRO.

The two-day conference is being organised by University
of Kashmir in collaboration with the Indian Society of
Geomatics.

PTI

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