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Pilgrim dies as landslide hits Vaishno Devi track

Landslide hit between Himkoti and Adhkuwari

india Updated: Jun 30, 2017 14:02 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Jammu
Vaishno Devi,Jammu,Katra
A view of fencing track at Vaishno Devi. (HT file)

One pilgrim died and five others were injured after a landslide hit between Himkoti and Adhkuwari enroute the cave shrine on Friday morning.

“A woman has died and five others have been injured. One of them is critical,” SSP (Reasi) Tahir Sajjad Bhat told Hindustan Times.

He said the landslide hit at about 11.30am.

Bhat said the identities of the victims, who are being brought down to Katra, are yet to be ascertained.

First Published: Jun 30, 2017 14:02 IST