Small batch of 70 devotees leave for Amarnath

  • PTI, None, Jammu
  • Updated: Aug 08, 2014 17:04 IST

A small batch of 70 pilgrims on Friday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

A convoy of three vehicles carrying the 43rd batch of 70 pilgrims, including 37 men and 7 women left from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at 4.30 am, police said.

The convoy has already crossed Ramban on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and would reach their destinations at Baltal and Pahalgam base camps by this evening, they said.

With today's batch, a total of 54,272 pilgrims have left Jammu base camp for Amarnath so far.

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