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13,004 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath cave

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Srinagar, Jul 12: A total of 13,004 pilgrims paid obeisance at the naturally formed ice lingam in the cave shrine of Amarnath on Friday, officials said.

With this, the number of pilgrims who have visited the shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas has crossed 1.5 lakh, they said.

On the 12th day of the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, 13,004 pilgrims paid obeisance at the holy cave. Till date, 1,57,062 pilgrims have had ‘darshan’ of the Shivling, a spokesperson of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board said.

The annual Amarnath pilgrimage commenced on July 01 and will conclude on August 15, coinciding with the festival of Raksha Bandhan.

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