Jammu & Kashmir Floods: Army turns saviour

Jammu & Kashmir Floods: Army turns Saviour

Sep 14, 2014, 14:26 PM IST
A tourist cries as she is airlifted by a chopper in Srinagar.
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A tourist cries as she is airlifted by a chopper in Srinagar.

Kashmiri Muslim women wail at Ghulam Qadir's funeral procession after his body was retrieved under the rubble of his house that collapsed in floodwaters in Srinagar, India.
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Kashmiri Muslim women wail at Ghulam Qadir's funeral procession after his body was retrieved under the rubble of his house that collapsed in floodwaters in Srinagar, India.

Tourists rescued from flooded areas walk with their children to board a waiting Indian air force helicopter in Srinagar.
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Tourists rescued from flooded areas walk with their children to board a waiting Indian air force helicopter in Srinagar.

Tears roll down the cheeks of a relative of a seriously ill tourist as they hold him inside an Indian air force helicopter after being rescued from a flooded neighborhood in Srinagar.
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Tears roll down the cheeks of a relative of a seriously ill tourist as they hold him inside an Indian air force helicopter after being rescued from a flooded neighborhood in Srinagar.

A tourist is airlifted from the roof of a of a five-story hotel, four of which are submerged in floodwaters, in Srinagar.
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A tourist is airlifted from the roof of a of a five-story hotel, four of which are submerged in floodwaters, in Srinagar.

Tourists comfort their crying children inside an Indian air force helicopter after being rescued from a flooded neighborhood in Srinagar.
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Tourists comfort their crying children inside an Indian air force helicopter after being rescued from a flooded neighborhood in Srinagar.

Tourists rescued from flooded areas arrive with their children at an air force base in Srinagar.
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Tourists rescued from flooded areas arrive with their children at an air force base in Srinagar.

Indian army soldiers carry a seriously ill tourist towards a waiting Indian air force helicopter after he was rescued from a flooded neighborhood in Srinagar
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Indian army soldiers carry a seriously ill tourist towards a waiting Indian air force helicopter after he was rescued from a flooded neighborhood in Srinagar

Indian soldiers carry a rescued flood victim at the Air Force Station in Srinagar.
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Indian soldiers carry a rescued flood victim at the Air Force Station in Srinagar.

A flood victim hugs his relative after being rescued by the Indian Air Force in Srinagar.
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A flood victim hugs his relative after being rescued by the Indian Air Force in Srinagar.

Relief workers load material for flood-affected victims in Jammu.
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Relief workers load material for flood-affected victims in Jammu.

Indian army soldiers build a temporary bridge across the Tawi River after the existing bridge was damaged in the floods on the outskirts of Jammu.
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Indian army soldiers build a temporary bridge across the Tawi River after the existing bridge was damaged in the floods on the outskirts of Jammu.

Indian army soldiers build a temporary bridge across the Tawi River after the existing bridge was damaged in the floods on the outskirts of Jammu.
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Indian army soldiers build a temporary bridge across the Tawi River after the existing bridge was damaged in the floods on the outskirts of Jammu.

Indian army soldiers carry medical supplies for flood victims as they arrive an air force base in Srinagar.
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Indian army soldiers carry medical supplies for flood victims as they arrive an air force base in Srinagar.

People marooned in flooding waiting to be rescued by an Indian Air Force helicopter, in Jammu and Kashmir.
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People marooned in flooding waiting to be rescued by an Indian Air Force helicopter, in Jammu and Kashmir.