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Over 1.57 lakh pilgrims visit Amarnath so far

india Updated: Jul 09, 2013 14:45 IST

With Amarnath yatra entering its 13th day today, over 1.57 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance at the holy cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas, even as a fresh batch of 1, 951 devotees left for their onward journey today.

Over 1, 57,333 pilgrims have obeisance at the cave shrine in Amarnath till last evening, yatra officials said.

A convoy of 58 vehicles carrying 1,951 devotees left the Yatri Niwas at Bhagwati Nagar at around 5:00 am to pay obeisance at Amarnath, police said.

The devotees included 1,476 men, 353 women and 25 children, apart from 97 sadhus, they added.

With today's batch, a total of 29,428 pilgrims have left Jammu base camp for Amarnath so far.