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Amarnath yatra suspended from Jammu
Jammu & Kashmir

Amarnath yatra suspended from Jammu

Agency News

Jammu, Jul 13 : The Amarnath Yatra was on Saturday suspended from Bhagwati Nagar based Yatri Niwas base camp, here, and no fresh batch left for the cave shrine in view of restrictions imposed in the valley on Martyrs' Day.

"As restrictions are imposed in the Valley on Saturday in view of Martyrs' Day, the Yatra was suspended as a preventive measure," police sources said.They said that the fresh batch will be allowed only after directions issued from the higher authorities.

On Friday, 5395 pilgrims left from the base camp here while so far, 58,427 registered pilgrims have officially left from Jammu for the cave shrine.
(UNI)