347 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 13:06

Jammu: A batch of 347 devotees on Tuesday left the Jammu base camp for the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir.
A convoy of nine vehicles, carrying the 33rd batch of 347 devotees, left the Yatri Niwas at Bhagwati Nagar at around 4:50 AM to pay obeisance at the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley, police said.

The batch including 213 men, 48 women and 2 children, apart from 89 sadhus, were on their way to twin base camps of Pahalagam and Baltal in the Valley, they added.

With today`s batch, a total of 49,791 pilgrims have left Jammu base camp for Amarnath so far.

Over 3.30 lakh pilgrims have performed obeisance at cave shrine of Amarnath so far.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 13:06

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