Pun­jab man dies af­ter be­ing hit by rock en route Amarnath shrine

Hindustan Times (Patiala) - - Htpunjab&haryana -

: A com­mu­nity kitchen op­er­a­tor died on Thurs­day af­ter get­ting hit on the head by a rock at Brari­marg on Bal­tal route to the cave shrine of Amarnath, tak­ing the death toll in this year’s ya­tra to two. Bhushan Kot­wal (47), a res­i­dent of Pun­jab, died on the spot af­ter he was hit in the head by the rock rolling down the moun­tain at Brari­marg, a po­lice of­fi­cial said. He said Kot­wal’s body was taken to Bal­tal base hospi­tal for le­gal for­mal­i­ties. The ya­tra, which be­gan on Thurs­day ,will con­clude on Au­gust 7, coin­cid­ing with the Rak­sha Band­han

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