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Image of Asia: A break in the clouds in Kashmir

February 19, 2015

In this photo by Mukhtar Khan, a shikara, or traditional gondola, moves on Dal Lake during a break in the weather in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. More rain and snow Thursday disrupted travel between Srinagar and the winter capital, Jammu. The shikaras are used by both locals and tourists for transportation, fishing and other purposes on the picturesque Himalayan valley lake, which freezes only in extreme cold.

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