Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:31

Jammu: Amid tight security, the 33rd batch of pilgrims Tuesday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

As many as 357 pilgrims, including 228 men, 27 women and two children left from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu in a cavalcade of 10 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 52,072 pilgrims have so far left from the Jammu base camp for the Amarnath shrine.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:31

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