Jammu: Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 4,855 pilgrims on Tuesday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas.

The pilgrims comprising 2,641 men, 1,775 women, 141 children and 298 'sadhus' left in a cavalcade of 130 vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at around 0500 hours.

With Tuesday's batch, as many as 56,857 pilgrims have left Jammu for their onward journey to the cave shrine.

(Agencies)

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