Second batch of 742 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

  • PTI, Jammu
  • Updated: Jun 28, 2014 15:40 IST

The second batch comprising 742 pilgrims on Saturday left Jammu base camp for onward journey to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas amid tight security.

The pilgrims comprising 626 men, 102 women and 14 children left in a cavalcade of 34 vehicles, including three motorcycles, from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at around 4.45 am on Saturday for Amarnath, police said.

The convoy for the yatra has already crossed Ramban district on Jammu-Srinagar National highway towards base camps of Baltal in Kashmir valley.

As many as 1,902 pilgrims have left Jammu for their onward journey to the cave shrine of Amarnath.

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