A picture is being shared on social media with a claim that 16 Amarnath pilgrims died after their bus fell into a gorge in Kashmir.
“#Big Breaking At least 16 Amarnath yatras died And many more injured as jksrtc pulgs in nalah” the caption read.
Here another post.
NewsMobile fact-checked the above post and found that it is old.
We cropped the picture and put it through Reverse Image Search, and found numerous news article from 2017 featuring the same image.
“17 killed, 19 hurt as bus carrying Amarnath pilgrims falls into gorge near Banihal,”the headline read.
More reports on this can be read here and here.
Moreover, when we looked for updates on the Amarnath Yatra 2020, we did not find any reports about any accident.
Hence, from the above information, we can conclude that the posts in circulation are false.
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