New Delhi: Indian Army
) Flooded after heavy rains Journey to Amarnath
State-of-the-art equipment and troops have been deployed to rescue the pilgrims. Indian Army personnel are working day and night to help the people. He was rushed to the spot as soon as he was informed of the loss of life due to cloudburst on Friday evening. An infantry battalion as well as a rapid response team, an additional company of National Rifles sector personnel and a team of special forces reached the holy cave with special rescue equipment. The army is trying its best to help the people as soon as possible. During the rescue operation, a video of Army personnel has surfaced which has made people reluctant to praise the troops.
Army personnel are working diligently to ensure that the relief work is completed soon. How Army personnel get involved even in difficult situations can be gauged by watching this video. This video shows 12 soldiers of the Indian Army’s Engineer Regiment pulling a 3 ton excavator on a hill. How difficult it is, can be gauged by watching this video.
The Engineer Regiment is using modern machinery to help. Nine surveillance units with hand-held thermal imagers, dark sighting devices and other equipment have been deployed for the search operation.
The Amarnath pilgrimage from Jammu has been suspended due to inclement weather and no new group has been allowed to enter the base camps of the cave temple in south Kashmir. Officials gave this information. A cloudburst near Amarnath cave on Friday killed 16 people and left about 40 missing.
The Amarnath yatra from Jammu to two base camps in Kashmir has been postponed due to inclement weather. No new batch is being allowed to proceed towards Amarnath. The 43-day annual pilgrimage began on June 30 on two routes. The traditional route is 48 km from Nanwan in Pahalgam of Anantnag in south Kashmir and the Baltal route in Ganderbal district of central Kashmir is 14 km shorter. So far, more than one lakh devotees have worshiped at the cave temple. The journey is scheduled to end on August 11 on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.