The batch comprising 88 men, eight women and one child left in a cavalcade of four vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at around 4:30 am. According to the last reports, the fresh batch went in Army convoy and had crossed the Kud area.

The ongoing yatra was suspended from the Jammu base camp on August 10, a day after communal clashes erupted in Kishtwar that left three dead and scores injured. Curfew was also imposed in several districts of Jammu region after the outbreak of communal violence.

(Agencies)

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