Srinagar: Maqbool Sahil, author and journalist passed away Tuesday evening here in Srinagar.
According to locals Sahil fell while walking in Lal Bazar area of city. People rushed to the spot and found him dead.
They informed the police and also the Rising Kashmir office.
He probably had massive heart attack.
Further details are awaited.
A prolific writer, poet and journalist Sahil was author of many books.
He was currently working as senior editor with Kashmir Parcham and Buland Kashmir sister publication of Rising Kashmir.
He also used to write for Rising Kashmir and other news papers.
On March 10 last Sahil was given the “Best Staffer Award” on completion of 10 years of Rising Kashmir.