Abhishek Chaurasia (30), a resident of Lucknow, died at the base camp after suffering a massive cardiac arrest, the official said adding that the body has been handed over to his family.

Another pilgrim, Narmad Asnakar, a resident of Gujarat, also suffered heart attack at the base camp in the wee hours today, official said.

The 58-year-old was taken to a medical camp, where he was declared dead by doctors. So far eight pilrims have died due to various reasons since the Amarnath Yatra commenced on July 1.

Meanwhile, a woman pilgrim from Delhi was injured after she slipped during trekking and was taken to the Baltal hospital, official said.

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