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Amarnath Yatra

Hindu pilgrims trek through mountains to reach the holy Amarnath cave shrine, where they worship an ice stalagmite that Hindus believe to be the symbol of Lord Shiva, near Pahalgam in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

Hindu pilgrims trek through mountains to reach the holy Amarnath cave shrine, where they worship an ice stalagmite that Hindus believe to be the symbol of Lord Shiva, near Pahalgam in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

Hindu pilgrims trek through mountains to reach the holy Amarnath cave shrine, where they worship an ice stalagmite that Hindus believe to be the symbol of Lord Shiva, near Pahalgam in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal
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Hindu pilgrims leave the holy cave of Lord Shiva after worshipping in Amarnath, southeast of Srinagar, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Hindu pilgrims leave the holy cave of Lord Shiva after worshipping in Amarnath, southeast of Srinagar, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Hindu pilgrims leave the holy cave of Lord Shiva after worshipping in Amarnath, southeast of Srinagar, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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Hindu pilgrims trek through mountains to reach the holy Amarnath cave shrine near Pahalgam in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

Hindu pilgrims trek through mountains to reach the holy Amarnath cave shrine near Pahalgam in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

Hindu pilgrims trek through mountains to reach the holy Amarnath cave shrine near Pahalgam in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal
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Hindu pilgrims make calls at a stall run by a Kashmiri Muslim before their journey towards the holy cave of Amarnath near Pahalgam, in the Kashmir region, July 26, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

Hindu pilgrims make calls at a stall run by a Kashmiri Muslim before their journey towards the holy cave of Amarnath near Pahalgam, in the Kashmir region, July 26, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

Hindu pilgrims make calls at a stall run by a Kashmiri Muslim before their journey towards the holy cave of Amarnath near Pahalgam, in the Kashmir region, July 26, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal
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Indian security force personnel (L) stand guard as Hindu pilgrims trek through mountains to reach the holy Amarnath cave shrine near Pahalgam in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

Indian security force personnel (L) stand guard as Hindu pilgrims trek through mountains to reach the holy Amarnath cave shrine near Pahalgam in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

Indian security force personnel (L) stand guard as Hindu pilgrims trek through mountains to reach the holy Amarnath cave shrine near Pahalgam in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal
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Goats are pictured next to a sign painted on a rock along a route of the on-going Hindu pilgrimage to the holy cave of Amarnath near Pahalgam, in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019.  REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

Goats are pictured next to a sign painted on a rock along a route of the on-going Hindu pilgrimage to the holy cave of Amarnath near Pahalgam, in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

Goats are pictured next to a sign painted on a rock along a route of the on-going Hindu pilgrimage to the holy cave of Amarnath near Pahalgam, in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal
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A Hindu pilgrim makes a call at a stall run by a Kashmiri Muslim before their journey towards the holy cave of Amarnath at a base camp near Pahalgam, in the Kashmir region, July 26, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

A Hindu pilgrim makes a call at a stall run by a Kashmiri Muslim before their journey towards the holy cave of Amarnath at a base camp near Pahalgam, in the Kashmir region, July 26, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

A Hindu pilgrim makes a call at a stall run by a Kashmiri Muslim before their journey towards the holy cave of Amarnath at a base camp near Pahalgam, in the Kashmir region, July 26, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal
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A Kashmiri Muslim man cuts snow to make way for Hindu pilgrims to trek to reach the holy Amarnath cave shrine near Pahalgam in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019.  REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

A Kashmiri Muslim man cuts snow to make way for Hindu pilgrims to trek to reach the holy Amarnath cave shrine near Pahalgam in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

A Kashmiri Muslim man cuts snow to make way for Hindu pilgrims to trek to reach the holy Amarnath cave shrine near Pahalgam in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal
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Policemen stand guard at a base camp for a Hindu pilgrimage to the holy cave of Amarnath near Pahalgam, in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. Picture taken July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

Policemen stand guard at a base camp for a Hindu pilgrimage to the holy cave of Amarnath near Pahalgam, in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. Picture taken July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal

Policemen stand guard at a base camp for a Hindu pilgrimage to the holy cave of Amarnath near Pahalgam, in the Kashmir region, July 27, 2019. Picture taken July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alasdair Pal
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