On the 5th day of the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, 16,745 Yatris paid obeisance at the Cave. Till date, 67,228 Yatris had the darshan of the Shivling at the Cave.
Meanwhile, a critically ill Yatri was evacuated by helicopter today from Panjtarni and brought to Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Srinagar on the direction of Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman, Amarnath Shrine Board.
One Yatri namely, Vishal Mittal, from Uttar Pradesh, fell critically ill and was advised by Doctors to be immediately shifted to SKIMS, Srinagar for further medical assistance. The ill Yatri was brought to SKIMS Helipad where a team of Doctors received the patient for further specialised treatment.