20 pictures of deadly Jammu and Kashmir floods

Updated: Sep 15, 2014, 09:36 IST
  • 20 pictures of deadly Jammu and Kashmir floods
    Kashmiri houseboats and houses submerged by floodwater are seen from an Indian Air Force helicopter during rescue and relief operations in Dal Lake in Srinagar on September 10.
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    Kashmiri women and children rescued by military personnel are transported by boat through the floodwaters in Srinagar on September 10.
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    A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team rescues stranded civilians in the flood affected part of Srinagar.
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    A commando counsels rescued persons being transported by IAF helicopter from the flood affected part of Srinagar.
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    An Indian Air Force helicopter rescues a stranded man from his submerged house during floods in Srinagar on September 9.
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    Kashmiri people travel on a tractor along a flooded street in Srinagar on September 9.
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    Indian Army personnel construct a bridge over the Poonch River to reconnect the Jammu-Poonch National Highway following flooding in Poonch.
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    Indian Army soldiers offload aid materials from an Indian Air Force Mi-17 helicopter during flood rescue and relief operations at Sarh in Mahore, some 170 kms from Jammu.
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    People make their way along a flooded street in Srinagar on September 9
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    An M-17 helicopter hovers over partially-submerged homes in search of stranded residents in the flood affected part of Srinagar.
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    People look on from a roof as raging waters from the overflowing Tawi river inundate a temple in Jammu. Incessant rains and flooding across Kashmir have left more than 200 people feared dead as rescue teams struggle to transport thousands to safer locations in the Himalayan region, officials said.
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    Villagers look on at a missing section of a bridge across the overflowing Tawi river that was swept away as flooding continued in the Mandal area of Jammu. Almost 200 people have been killed since torrential monsoon rains triggered flooding, landslides and house collapses in recent days.
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    Rescue workers recovering the wreckage of a bus that was swept away by flash floods in the remote Nowshera area of Rajouri district, some 120 kms from Jammu. Flood waters swept the overcrowded bus carrying a wedding party into a gorge with all but six of the 50 on board feared dead in Kashmir, officials said.
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    Another view of villagers looking on by the edge of a missing section of a bridge across the overflowing Tawi river in the Mandal area of Jammu.
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    An aerial view showing a missing section of a bridge across the overflowing Tawi river.
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    Kashmiri residents walk along an embankment on the side of a bridge as they head for a higher ground during flooding on the outskirts of Srinagar. More than 200 people are feared dead in torrential monsoon rains which triggered flooding, landslides and house collapses. Troops and other emergency personnel were deployed to help with relief operations, with boats and helicopters being used to reach stranded people.
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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks over a flood-affected area from an aeroplane during a visit to the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
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    Another shot of rescue workers recovering the wreckage of a bus that was swept away by flash floods in the Nowshera area of Rajouri district, some 120kms from Jammu. Flood waters swept the overcrowded bus carrying a wedding party into a gorge September 4 with all but six of the 50 on board feared dead in Kashmir, officials said. Flooding from heavy rains has affected hundreds of villages in the region, killing dozens and forcing the closure of schools and some roads.
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    A soldier carries a toddler as evacuated families alight from an Indian Air Force Mi-17 helicopter flying a rescue sortie in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. Soldiers were battling to rescue thousands trapped by Kashmir's worst flooding for half a century which has killed at least 200 people and left the main city of Srinagar under water.
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    Residents sit by the rubble of collapsed houses which were destroyed by flood waters from the raging Tawi river in Jammu. Soldiers were racing September 7 to rescue thousands of people trapped in Kashmir's worst flooding in half a century which has left over 100 people dead and the main city of Srinagar under water.
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Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced in one of the worst floods that hit the valley. As rescue operations got underway, here are some images from affected areas. Photos: AFP

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