Death toll swells to 34

SRINAGAR: A 70-year-old yatri from New Delhi died due to cardiac arrest during pilgrimage to the holy Amarnath cave shrine through traditional Pahalgam track, official sources said. New Delhi resident Ramesh Chand suffered a massive cardiac arrest at Sheshnag. He was immediately rushed to nearby medical camp where doctors declared him dead at arrival. With this, a total of 30 pilgrims and four service providers have died due to health reasons or accident since the commencement of the 60-day-long pilgrimage to holy cave from shortest Baltal and traditional Pahalgam tracks since June 28.