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Goa Elections 2017: Senior citizen dies after cardiac arrest at polling booth


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Panaji: A 78-year-old woman died after suffering a cardiac arrest outside a polling booth in Panaji, officials said on Saturday.

Speaking to reporters, District Magistrate Nila Mohanan said that the deceased, Leslie Saldanha, was rushed to a private hospital by the staff where she was pronounced dead.

Polling for the 40-member Goa legislative assembly began at 7 a.m. on Saturday.