2 pilgrims injured in landslides in Jammu

2 pilgrims were injured on Monday after being hit by rocks during a landslide triggered by heavy rains en route the cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi.

Updated: Aug 06, 2012, 10:58 AM IST

Jammu: Two pilgrims were injured on Monday after being hit by pieces of rocks during a landslide triggered by heavy rains en route the cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi in Reasi district.
They were identified as 26-year-old Charag Verma of Gurgoan and 64-year-old Chinta Mani of Bihar, police said.

The yatra was going on smoothly, they said.

The yatra was briefly stopped on Saturday due to landslides.

PTI