Kashmiri fishermen using harpoons on Anchar Lake

Kashmiri fishermen using harpoons on Anchar Lake. They cover their heads and part of their boats with blankets and straw to surprise the fish.

 

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Heavy snowfall in Kashmir, Gulmarg turns white

A Kashmiri man removes snow from a hotel premise in Gulmarg, about 55 kilometers (34 miles) northwest of Srinagar, Kashmir. Authorities have issued avalanche warnings for many parts of the region, as the heavy snowfall has cut off roads, disrupted power and communication lines, and forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents.