04 July :- The famous Amarnath Yatra has already started, thousands of devotees of Bhole are becoming part of this journey. But on Tuesday evening, there was a large land slide on the route which left three pilgrims dead. Apart from these, three pilgrims were also injured.
This incident of Landslide took place in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir. There is a landslide between the rail line and the Burari Marg on the Baltal route. After the accident, Home Minister Rajnath Singh also expressed grief over this. Rescue relief work has been started fast since late at night.
Anguished beyond words on the loss of precious lives due to a landslide on the Baltal route of Shri Amarnathji Yatra. My thoughts are with the bereaved families and my prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured.
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) July 4, 2018
It is being told that this group was going to Amarnath Darshan through the Baltal route. At the same time, on the way land was hit by landslides. Late night, NDRF, SDRF, ITBP, MRT, CRPF, Police and Army launched simultaneous rescue operations.
Explain that heavy rains have been going on in Jammu and Kashmir for the past few days. Amarnath Yatra started from June 28, after which the tour is being interrupted due to continuous rain. Even a full day trip was suspended.
Bad weather created a huge disruption on the first day of Amarnath Yatra and only 10000 pilgrims were able to visit Shivalinga with ice in the cave temple. After this, the trip was suspended all day on June 30. After that on Tuesday night the incident has happened.
Let us know that more than two lakh devotees have registered so far for this 60-day visit. The end of this journey will be on August 26.