The paramilitary Rapid Action Force is still patrolling Srinagar even as a curfew has been lifted elsewhere in Indian-controlled Kashmir after days of deadly riots across the territory finally subsided Aug. 6. The death toll of civilians since the new unrest began June 11 now stands at 50. Meanwhile, the disastrous floods that have devastated much of Pakistan hit Kashmir, with at least 130 killed, hundreds more injured, and rescue efforts ongoing. (VOA, Hindustan Times, Aug. 7; Hindustan Times, Aug. 6)
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