Watch video: Cloudburst wreaks havoc near Amarnath shrine

As a cloudburst near Amarnath shrine Friday claimed at least 12 lives, videos of the incident and the subsequent rescue operations went viral on social media.

A number of Twitter users shared videos of the same on their handles that reflected the devastation caused by the cloudburst at the pilgrimage site.

Apart from the loss of lives, 25 tents and three community kitchens have been damaged so far, officials reported. The cloudburst occurred around 5:30pm, after which a part of the base camp was washed away in the subsequent flash flood.

Sharing a video of the relief operations, a journalist wrote: “Cloudburst near holy cave.25 tents and 2 Langars affected.”

Another J&K-based journalist shared the first visuals from the site.

Another Twitter user prayed for peace sharing some videos from the spot.

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