However, special arrangements have been made for the stranded pilgrims by the state government. ``Food stalls (langars) have been organised and special bus service have been pushed in to carry the pilgrims from Katra to Jammu,`` official sources said asserting, ``those who are returning from Amarnath are now heading towards Jammu to rush back to their homes rather than touring different destinations in the state.`` Moreover, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) has also made sufficient arrangements for the pilgrims at Katra base camp and enroute 13-kilometre track to Bhawan, they added.
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Image: An unidentified relative of Abdul Ghani Shiekh, an 85-year-old man killed during clashes, mourns in Budgam, a town 30 km northwest of Srinagar. Authorities in Indian-held Kashmir made concessions to Muslim activists Tuesday in hopes of quelling heated protests that have left five dead and hundreds injured.