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Kashmir Floods Trap Thousands

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Indian soldiers carry a rescued flood victim at the Air Force Station in Srinagar, Indian Kashmir, on Sept. 9. The death toll from the heaviest rain to fall on Kashmir in 50 years rose to at least 420 on Tuesday, with thousands still trapped on rooftops as criticism of Indian and Pakistani authorities' disaster preparedness mounted.

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Image: A tractor evacuating Kashmiri flood victims to higher grounds travels through a flooded street in Srinagar

A tractor carries flood victims to higher ground in Srinagar on Sept. 9. The prime ministers of India and Pakistan have offered to help each other in efforts to alleviate havoc in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, lowering tension between the rival nations after weeks of army clashes and heated rhetoric.

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A man stands on top of a house while waiting to be rescued by a helicopter on Sept. 9 in Srinagar.

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People row boats past buildings surrounded by floodwaters in Srinagar on Sept. 9.

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Image: People wade through a flooded street as they move towards a higher ground in Srinagar

People wade through a flooded street as they seek higher ground in Srinagar on Sept. 9.

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Indian villagers watch flood waters flow beneath a collapsed bridge after heavy rains at Tagdi village on the Dhaduka - Bhavnagar Highway, some 70 miles from Ahmedabad, on Sept. 9.

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A tourist cries as she is airlifted into a chopper in Srinagar, Indian Kashmir, on Sept. 9.

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Villagers gather on higher ground above floodwaters in Pakistan's Punjab Province on Sept. 8.

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