Accident on Jammu-Srinagar highway, 7 Amarnath pilgrims injured

Jammu, (IANS) Seven Amarnath Yatra pilgrims were injured on Wednesday in an accident on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in the Ramban district.

A vehicle carrying the pilgrims to the Kashmir Valley met with the accident in Chanderkote area of Jammu and Kashmir, a police officer said. The injured have been shifted to hospitals.

Five pilgrims died on Tuesday after a landslide hit the Brarimarg-Railpathri area on the Baltal trek stretch in the Ganderbal district.

Authorities on Wednesday halted the passage of pilgrims towards the Cave Shrine from both Baltal and Pahalgam base camps due to bad weather.

Medaram Jathara

Connect with us

© 2012 - 2016 VIL Media Pvt Ltd. All rights reserved,
Contents of are copyright protected.Copy and/or reproduction and/or re-use of contents or any part thereof,
without consent of VIL Media is illegal.Such persons will be prosecuted.