A pilgrim died on Thursday due to heart attack on his way to cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi in Katra, 50 kms from here, police said.

Yogesh Talwar, a resident of Malviya Nagar, Delhi, was on his way to the shrine along with a friend when he suffered the heart attack at Adhkuwari in Katra belt of Reasi district, they said.

He was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, they said.