Amarnath yatra suspended from Jammu due to strike in Kashmir

Amarnath yatra suspended from Jammu

Jammu: The Amarnath Yatra was on Saturday suspended from Bhagwati Nagar based Yatri Niwas base camp, here, and no fresh batch left for the cave shrine in view of restrictions imposed in the valley on Martyrs’ Day.

“As restrictions are imposed in the Valley on Saturday in view of Martyrs’ Day, the Yatra was suspended from as preventive measure,” police sources said.

They said that the fresh batch will be allowed only after directions issued from the higher authorities.

On Friday, 5395 pilgrims left from the base camp here while so far, 58,427 registered pilgrims have officially left from Jammu for the cave shrine.

 

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