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Fresh batch of 678 Amarnath pilgrims leave for Kashmir

By Team Pardaphash 
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Kashmir: According to the information given by the official, a fresh batch of 678 pilgrims left for Kashmir in order to take part in the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.

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Over 2.50 lakh pilgrims have so far performed the yatra which started on June 29.

The official further went on to say: “Another batch of 678 pilgrims left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in an escorted convoy of 20 vehicles at 2.55 a.m.”

The pilgrims use the Jammu-Srinagar national highway to reach the Valley and all vehicles carrying pilgrims have to cross the Jawahar Tunnel before 3.30 p.m.

This has been done as a precautionary measure to ensure that pilgrims reach the two base camps of Pahalgam and Baltal before sunset.

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Over 35,000 security personnel have been deployed to maintain law and order.

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