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Fresh batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath

Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 2,655 pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.

india Updated: Jul 18, 2012 08:38 IST

Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 2,655 pilgrims left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas on Tuesday.

The pilgrims comprising 1,832 men, 586 women, 36 children and 201 'sadhus' left in a cavalcade of 85 vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at around 0500 hours for Amarnath.

With Tuesday's batch, as many as 78,650 pilgrims have left Jammu for their onward journey to the Amarnath cave shrine.