Amarnath Yatra Faces Another Disruption After Closure Of Jammu-Srinagar NH


New Delhi: The annual Amarnath Yatra was once again suspended for a brief period following closure of Jammu-Srinagar national highway at Ramban.

“Jammu-Srinagar national highway (NH-44) is blocked at Mehar in Ramban due to shooting stones. People are advised not to travel on Jammu-Srinagar national highway without confirmation from traffic control units at Jammu, Srinagar and Ramban,” said a J&K traffic police officer.

He also informed that the up convoy of Amarnath pilgrims from Jammu to the holy cave shrine has been halted at Yatri Niwas in Chanderkote.

Earlier, a total of 1147 pilgrims left Yatri Niwas base camp in Jammu city at 3:50am on Wednesday in 42 vehicles for the holy cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas.

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