Fresh batch of pilgrims halted on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway

In Jammu and Kashmir, the fresh batch of 1,736 pilgrims who left Jammu base camps for Nunwan and Baltal yesterday, have not been allowed to enter Kashmir Valley yet.

In the wake of prevailing security situation in the Valley, the batch of pilgrims has been halted near Shaitani Nallah area of Banihal in Ramban on Jammu Srinagar National Highway. The pilgrims would be allowed to go ahead only after the authorities are assured of their security in the valley.

No fresh batch of pilgrims has been allowed for yatra from Jammu today.

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