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Amarnath Yatri dies, 37 injured in IIOJK

10 persons including five Hindu Yatris injured in Ganderbal

Srinagar, July 15 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, an Indian Hindu Amarnath yatri died and thirty seven yatris were injured in different incidents in the territory.

The 66-year-old Indian Hindu Amarnath yatri died of cardiac arrest in Pahalgam area of South Kashmir’s Islamabad area.

At least 37 Indian Hindu Amarnath Yatra pilgrims were injured in a road accident at Badragund  in Kulgam district, officials said.

The yatris were injured after the bus they were travelling in met with an accident in Badergund area of Qazigund in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, officials said here.

The bus carrying Amarnath yatris was hit by a tipper at a crossing in Qazigund and the incident was caught on CCTV camera. In the video footage one can see the speeding bus colliding into the stationary dump truck while taking a turn at the crossing. The driver lost control over the vehicle near Nussu Badergund in Qazigund and hit a tipper dumper moving in the same direction, the officials said.

Meanwhile, at least 10 persons including five Hindu Yatris were injured in Kangan area of Ganderbal district.

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