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In Kashmir Valley, 2.5M People Affected by Flooding

More than 2.5 million people have been affected by what is seen as the worst flooding in more than a century in the Kashmir Valley, with close to 300 deaths, following record monsoon rains. Although the floodwaters have receded in the past two days, the Indian and Pakistani sides of the disputed region are at risk of waterborne diseases, local medical personnel warned on Monday. Hospitals were also underwater and doctors were facing a shortage of medicine and surgical equipment as they...

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