3708 yatris leave Jammu for Amarnath cave shrine in Kashmir

A fresh batch of 3708 Amarnath yatris left Jammu for the cave shrine in Kashmir Himalayas on Wednesday morning in 139 vehicles, officials said.

2030 yatris comprising 218 females left base camp in Jammu for Pahalgam route at 3:40 am, said an official.

He said 1678 yatris comprising 404 females left for Baltal route at 2:20 am in 71 vehicles.

The yatra was halted on both Pahalgam and Baltal routes after a landslide last evening at Railpathri in Ganderbal district that left three yatris dead and four injured.