Deadly floods hit Indian Kashmir's Srinagar

September 7, 2014 6:57 AM

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Deadly floods hit Indian Kashmir's Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Deadly floods hit Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar on Sunday (Sep 7), forcing scores of residents to flee as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the region to see the devastation first-hand.

Almost 250 people have been killed in the northern Himalayan region and in neighbouring Pakistan since torrential monsoon rains triggered flooding, landslides and house collapses in recent days. Troops and other emergency personnel have been deployed in both countries to help with relief operations,...

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