Srinagar: A 65-year-old pilgrim from Maharashtra died at the Baltal based camp of Amarnath yatra in Ganderbal district, raising the death toll in the ongoing pilgrimage to 20, police said on Sunday.
Sada Shiv fell seriously ill yesterday. He was admitted to the Baltal base hospital, where he died late last night, a police official said.
The 40-day Amarnath yatra that began June 29 from the twin routes of Pahalgam in Anantnag district and Baltal in Ganderbal district. It is scheduled to culminate on August 7.