Nation Current Affairs 30 Jun 2017 1 killed, 7 injured ...

1 killed, 7 injured in landslide on J&K's Vaishno Devi route

ANI
Published Jun 30, 2017, 3:14 pm IST
Updated Jun 30, 2017, 3:14 pm IST
The injured have been taken to a nearby hospital and immediate treatment has been provided.
Security personnel at the site of landslide on Vaishno Devi shrine route. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)
 Security personnel at the site of landslide on Vaishno Devi shrine route. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

Srinagar: One pilgrim was killed and seven others were injured in a landslide on Vaishno Devi shrine route near Himkoti on Friday.

The injured have been taken to a nearby hospital and immediate treatment has been provided.

 

The state has been continuously witnessing heavy rains since a week; forcing authorities to suspend the Amarnath Yatra.

The Amarnath pilgrims from Jammu base camp have been stopped from proceeding towards the valley in view of the blockade of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway due to landslides at some places.

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