Death toll in Amarnath Yatra rises to 11; inclemency
Death toll due to landslides in Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir rose to 11. A woman pilgrim, Lakshmi, from Hyderabad, is among those who died, it is learnt. Meanwhile, the Yatra has been halted at Pahalgaon and Beltal regions, due to inclemency. Another person, Cheemakurthy Suryanarayana of Tanuku has also died. The pilgrims who had gone there in groups, got dispersed due to inclement weather and landslides. Some of them are undergoing treatment in a hospital. Relatives of the missing pilgrims are urging Indian government to help them to return safely.