Amarnath Yatra suspended due to heavy rains

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Srinagar: Pilgrimage to cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas had to be suspended from both Pahalgam and Baltal routes due to incessant rainfall in the Valley, reports said on Saturday.

The Yatra was suspended after nearly 1,300 pilgrims paid obeisance to the cave shrine, yesterday official sources said.

The total number of pilgrims who have performed darshan of the naturally formed ice-lingam has now gone up to 2,294.