No Amarnath Yatri allowed to leave base camps
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Srinagar, July 23: No fresh batch of Yatris was allowed to leave for Amarnath cave from base camps in Jammu and Kashmir, a day after the Yatra was suspended due to inclement weather.
However, with improvement in weather conditions, authorities allowed Yatris stranded enroute to the cave to move towards their destinations, officials said, adding about 800 Yatris visited the cave this afternoon.
"No pilgrim was allowed from Nunwan and Baltal in Kashmir and Bhagwati Nagar in Jammu this morning due to bad weather," they said.
Meanwhile, a woman Neelam (45), of Maharashtra, died of a cardiac arrest at Sheshnag this morning.
Two more Yatris as Baskar Pondeer (54) of Madhya Pradesh and Suti Lal Gupta of Uttar Pradesh also died of heart failure at Dumail and Kangan along the Baltal route in Ganderbal last evening, sources said adding 43 Yatris had died during the ongoing Yatra.
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