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Amarnath pilgrim injured by shooting stone

Amarnath Yatra: 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.

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Jammu Updated on: July 09, 2019 12:08 IST
Amarnath pilgrim injured by shooting stone
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Amarnath pilgrim injured by shooting stone

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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