Flood-affected Kashmiri residents ride on an Indian Army raft in Srinagar on September 11, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ PUNIT PARANJPE
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Authorities in Indian Kashmir collected bodies floating in the streets Thursday as anger mounted over what many survivors said was a bungled operation to help those caught in the region's worst flooding in 50 years.Both the Indian and Pakistan sides of the disputed Himalayan region have been hit by extensive flooding in recent days, and about 450 people have been killed, with Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar particularly hard hit.Officials say 220 people have been killed in Srinagar, a city of about 1 million people.The Indian army has deployed about 30,000 troops for rescue and relief operations and soldiers distributed 224,000 liters of water and food to survivors.
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