"Two bodies of minors were found in the wee hours today which include a girl, aged 13 and a boy, aged 12,” the official said.

“At least 10 others have sustained injuries and 11 have gone missing," the official added. The cloudburst occurred late last night.
"Cloudburst struck near Baltal base camp and water entered some tents there," he said, adding that the some other pilgrims have been moved to safer places.

The cave shrine houses an ice stalagmite structure that waxes and wanes with the phases of the moon. Devotees call the stalagmite structure the 'Holy Lingam' and believe it symbolises mystical powers of Lord Shiva.

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