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Updated on: Tuesday, July 09, 2019, 12:30 PM IST

Amarnath pilgrim injured as shooting stone hits vehicle

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Jammu: An Amarnath bound pilgrim was injured on Tuesday by a shooting stone in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district. The incident took place when a shooting stone on hit a taxi in Digdol stretch of the Jammu-Srinagar highway, police said.

"The yatri has been shifted to hospital for treatment," police said. Stones rolling down the steep mountainside in Ramsoo-Ramban stretch of the highway are called shooting stones as they hit the highway with high velocity. The 45-day long Amarnath Yatra started on July 1 and will end on August 15.

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Published on: Tuesday, July 09, 2019, 12:30 PM IST
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