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Amarnath Yatra: Woman killed, rescuers injured in shooting stone incident

A 53-year-old woman Yatri was killed while two members of Mountain Rescue Team of J&K Police were grievously injured in a shooting stone incident.

Amarnath Yatra stalls as rain pours

The Amarnath Yatra remains suspended on twin routes of Baltal and Pahalgam due to bad weather conditions on Friday as rains lashed Kashmir Valley, officials said.

Amid tight security, first batch of Amarnath Yatris commence journey from Jammu

Amid tight security arrangements, the first batch of pilgrims commenced their journey from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu towards Kashmir on Friday.

Amarnath Yatra: This year’s pilgrimage to be longest ever, says SASB

Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) on Wednesday said that this year, the pilgrimage will be the longest ever that would last for 62 days.

Baltal Cloud Burst: Death toll rises to 13

The death toll in the flash floods triggered by a cloudburst at Baltal area, which houses a base camp for the Amarnath pilgrimage rose to 13.

Death toll rises to 10, over 40 missing in Batal cloud burst

At least 10 pilgrims have died while more than three dozen are missing after a cloudburst hit Baltal area, which houses a base camp for the Amarnath pilgrimage.

4 Yatris die, more casualties feared in Baltal flash floods

A cloudburst hit Baltal area, which houses a base camp for the Amarnath pilgrimage, in Ganderbal district on Friday.

Amarnath Yatra 2021 likely from June 28

The annual Amarnath Yatra is likely to begin from June 28 in Kashmir with a limited number of pilgrims to be allowed.

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