Chandanwari, Republic of India
INDIAN SOLDEIRS CHECK PILGRIMAGE ROUTE IN KASHMIR.
Indian Border Security Force personnel with a sniffer dog search for
possible hidden landmines en-route to the holy cave of Amarnath in
Chandanwari, 111 kms (69 miles) southeast of Srinagar, July 11, 2003.
More than 3,000 Hindu devotees began the trek to the mountain shrine in
Indian Kashmir amid tight security. Nearly 120,000 pilgrims are
expected to take part in this year's pilgrimage during the month-long
festival. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli