A man collapsed in a bar at Patticaud and died while being taken to the hospital. The deceased was identified as Chacko, 70, of Kannara. The police closed the bar following protests from local people. Chacko's relatives told the police that he had been suffering from many ailments. The body is kept at the mortuary of the district hospital and will be handed over to relatives on Friday after post-mortem examination. —Special Correspondent

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