Glimpse of Kashmir

Here are a few snapshots that capture the life in Kashmir.
Here are a few snapshots that capture the life in Kashmir.
A Kashmiri woman rows a boat filled with weeds after collecting them from the polluted waters of Dal Lake, in Srinagar. (Reuters)
A Kashmiri woman rows a boat filled with weeds after collecting them from the polluted waters of Dal Lake, in Srinagar. (Reuters)
Kashmiri men in boats manually collect weeds from the polluted waters of Dal Lake, covered by aquatic plants in Srinagar. (Reuters)
Kashmiri men in boats manually collect weeds from the polluted waters of Dal Lake, covered by aquatic plants in Srinagar. (Reuters)
A Kashmiri woman smokes a pipe inside her shelter at a slum in Srinagar. (Reuters)
A Kashmiri woman smokes a pipe inside her shelter at a slum in Srinagar. (Reuters)
A man walks past an Central Reserve Police Force personnel holding his weapon at a market ahead of Independence Day celebrations in Srinagar. (Reuters)
A man walks past an Central Reserve Police Force personnel holding his weapon at a market ahead of Independence Day celebrations in Srinagar. (Reuters)
An army truck crosses a bridge over a stream in Gurez,  north of Srinagar. (Reuters)
An army truck crosses a bridge over a stream in Gurez, north of Srinagar. (Reuters)
Mohammed Maqbool, a Kashmiri craftsman, weaves a flower vase made of willow twigs inside his workshop in Srinagar. (Reuters)
Mohammed Maqbool, a Kashmiri craftsman, weaves a flower vase made of willow twigs inside his workshop in Srinagar. (Reuters)
A customer (L) passes money to a Kashmiri girl selling lotus buds and other vegetables on a street in Srinagar. Lotus buds are sold in bundles of fours for 20 rupees and are eaten raw. (Reuters)
A customer (L) passes money to a Kashmiri girl selling lotus buds and other vegetables on a street in Srinagar. Lotus buds are sold in bundles of fours for 20 rupees and are eaten raw. (Reuters)
A Kashmiri villager stands next to his geese at a field in Bandipora, north of Srinagar. (Reuters)
A Kashmiri villager stands next to his geese at a field in Bandipora, north of Srinagar. (Reuters)
Kashmiri village women sit in boats filled with water chestnuts, in the waters of Wular Lake at Bandipora, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Srinagar. (Reuters)
Kashmiri village women sit in boats filled with water chestnuts, in the waters of Wular Lake at Bandipora, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Srinagar. (Reuters)
Children climb trees as they play on the outskirts of Srinagar. (Reuters)
Children climb trees as they play on the outskirts of Srinagar. (Reuters)
A Kashmiri government teacher shouts anti-government slogans from inside a police van after he was detained during a protest in Srinagar. (Reuters)
A Kashmiri government teacher shouts anti-government slogans from inside a police van after he was detained during a protest in Srinagar. (Reuters)
Kashmiri Muslims look out of a window during an unofficial curfew in the old city in Srinagar. (Reuters)
Kashmiri Muslims look out of a window during an unofficial curfew in the old city in Srinagar. (Reuters)
Tourists wearing traditional Kashmiri costumes are photographed in front a houseboat in Srinagar. (Reuters)
Tourists wearing traditional Kashmiri costumes are photographed in front a houseboat in Srinagar. (Reuters)

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