Saturday, August 7, 2010

(NEWS) Israelis Stranded In Indian Floods Rescued

"After spending hours in camping site in Ladakh region, disconnected following heavy rain, 30 Israeli hikers transferred to local military base. Flash floods kill 103 in Indian-held Kashmir.

A sudden downpour and flash floods swept away houses and killed at least 103 people in Indian-controlled Kashmir's normally arid, mountainous region of Ladakh, officials said Friday.

At least 370 people were injured, and troops were pulling survivors from knee-deep mud and rubble Friday in the popular Himalayan tourist destination. The deluge came as neighboring Pakistan suffered from the worst flooding in decades, with millions displaced and 1,500 dead."

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