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First batch of Hajj pilgrims arrives

Srinagar, Aug 28: Top civil and police officials on Tuesday morning received the first batch of pilgrims at the
Srinagar International Airport, who returned from Saudi Arabia after performing the Haj-e-Baitullah.
310 pilgrims have arrived back in Srinagar and 650 more are scheduled to arrive till today evening, an official
said.
The pilgrims were received by senior police and civil officers including Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and
IGP Kashmir SP Pani.
Over 10000 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir had left for Hajj pilgrimage this year.