Fresh batch of 426 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 11:54

Jammu: The 34th batch of pilgrims comprising
426 people Tuesday left for the Amarnath yatra from here amid tight security, police said.

As many as 270 men, 55 women, 4 children and 97 seers
left the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in the early hours in a
cavalcade of 14 vehicles for the 13,500-feet-high cave shrine
situated in the Himalayas in south Kashmir.
With today`s batch, as many as 76,709 pilgrims have left
Jammu in 34 batches for their onward journey to the cave
shrine.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 11:54

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