The 34th batch of pilgrims comprising 426 people on Tuesday left for the Amarnath yatra from here amid tight security, police said.

As many as 270 men, 55 women, 4 children and 97 seers left the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in the early hours in a cavalcade of 14 vehicles for the 13,500-feet-high cave shrine situated in the Himalayas in south Kashmir.

With Tuesday’s batch, as many as 76,709 pilgrims have left Jammu in 34 batches for their onward journey to the cave shrine.

Keywords: Amarnath yatra