Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

Amid tight security, the 30th batch of pilgrims on Saturday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from Jammu.

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 26, 2014, 10:48 AM IST

Jammu: Amid tight security, the 30th batch of pilgrims on Saturday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.
As many as 628 pilgrims, including 391 men, 179 women and 11 children, left from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu in a cavalcade of 18 vehicles at 4:05 AM, police said.

The convoy has already crossed Kud on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and would reach their destinations at Baltal and Pahalgam base camps by this evening, they said.
With today`s batch, a total of 50,656 pilgrims have so far left from the Jammu base camp for the Amarnath shrine.