Amarnath Yatra temporarily suspended due to inclement weather
Srinagar: Due to inclement weather, Amarnaath Yatra has been temporarily suspended from Nunwan base camp in Pahalgam toward the holy cave shrine, officials said here on Tuesday.
An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that due to inclement weather no Yatri is being allowed to go ahead of Nunwan base camp in Pahalgam towards the holy cave.
He said that Yatra has been temporarily suspended for the safety of Yatris and presently around 3000 Yatris are staying at Nunwan base camp.
Meanwhile, officials told KNO that around 65,000 pilgrims have paid obeisance at the holy cave shrine so far.
Amarnath Yatra commenced on June 30 and will conclude on August 11 on the occasion of Raksha Bandan—(KNO)
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