Amarnath yatra stalled due to landslides

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Jammu: Progress of the Amarnath pilgrims has been stopped due to the landslides blocking the Jammu-Srinagar national highway. The 40-day long Amarnath Yatra began yesterday.

According to the information given by the official, path was blocked due to landslides and no ‘yatri’ was allowed to move towards the Kashmir Valley.

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The landslides were caused by continual rains throughout the night.

“No pilgrim movement has been allowed today (Friday) towards the Valley from the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas here. The situation will be reviewed,” the official said.

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