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Fresh batch of 1,493 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

Last Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 12:44

Jammu: Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 1,493 pilgrims today left for Amarnath cave shrine situated in South Kashmir Himalayas.
The pilgrims comprising 885 men, 291 women, 27 children and 290 sadhus left in a cavalcade of 48 vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at around 0500 hours for the 3,888- metre-high holy cave, officials said.
With today`s batch, as many as 86,268 pilgrims have left Jammu for their onward journey to Amarnath shrine.


First Published: Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 12:44
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