Srinagar: Five pilgrims have died since the temple’s opening Amarnath Yatra This year, over 40,000 devotees have so far visited the holy cave shrine in the south Kashmir Himalayas, officials said on Sunday.
a pilgrim by name Virinder Gupta He said that he is missing from the Chandanwadi-Sheshnag route of the Yatra.
Three of the five dead died of cardiac arrest: Jai Prakash of Delhi died in Chandanwadi Devendra Tayali (53) collapsed in the lower cave from Bareilly and lipo sharma (40) from Bihar died in gazigundo camp, officials said.
Jagannath (61) from Maharashtra lost his life due to some health condition at Pisutop, while another man Ashu Singh (46) from Rajasthan died after falling from a horse on MG Top, they said.
Till 10 am on Sunday, 40,233 pilgrims visited the holy cave temple and had ‘darshan’ of the naturally formed snow-shivalingam.
This yatra started from 30th June and will end on 11th August, passes through two routes Pahalgam Route in Anantnag district of South Kashmir and Baltal route in Sonmarg tourist place in Ganderbal district in Central Kashmir.