Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:55

Jammu: Amid tight security, the 34th batch of pilgrims Wednesday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

As many as 409 pilgrims, including 255 men, 55 women and two children left from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu in a cavalcade of 12 vehicles at 4:05 AM, police said.

The convoy has already crossed Batote 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 52,481 pilgrims have so far left from the Jammu base camp for the Amarnath shrine.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:55

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