"Our house is gone, household goods have perished and all our animals killed. We did not have anything to eat," said Chamail Singh of Rajouri district while showering praise on Indian Air Force for air-dropping food items and other relief material.
Former union minister and senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz was hackled in one of the relief camps in Kashmir with flood victims expressing anger over alleged absence of state government officials during relief works.
Battling against one of the worst floods in decades in Jammu and Kashmir region, Army Chief Gen Dalbir Suhag and General Officer Commanding (GOC) Northern Command Lt Gen DS Hooda on Monday said rescue operations will continue till everyone is pulled out.
Relief and rescue operations in the flood-hit state of Jammu and Kashmir were stepped up on Monday with Indian Air Force (IAF) using choppers and planes to rescue those stranded in the most hit areas even as the death toll crossed 160.
General Officer Commanding of Nagrota-based 16 Corps,Lieutenant General KH Singh, on Sunday said that the personnel of the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force (IAF) are doing everything possible to help those stranded in flood- hit regions of Jammu and Kashmir.
Two days after the reported creation of a new al Qaeda wing in the Indian subcontinent, Indian Air Force chief Air Marshal Arup Raha on Friday acknowledged threat from al Qaeda-like agencies but said the nation is prepared for it.