In pictures: Kashmir’s flood submerges Srinagar city

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The continuous rise in the flood water affected Srinagar city of Kashmir region last night, leaving several areas under water. People are trying to leave from houses, in the wake of no government help till last reports. Sitting on the terraces, using local boats, volunteers are helping to rescue people. Nearly 175 people have died so far and several thousand have been rescued in the Kashmir region. The main city centre, Lal Chowk, areas like Rajbagh, Dal Gate, Jawahar Nagar, Barzulla, and several downtown areas are under water. Our photographer, Ahmer Khan, went out today morning to see the devastation of the floods and here is what he saw till afternoon in various areas of Srinagar city.

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