‘An­thro­pogenic fac­tors re­spon­si­ble for 2014 floods in Kash­mir’

Pakistan Observer - - KASHMIR -

JAMMU—An­thro­pogenic fac­tors were re­spon­si­ble for the Septem­ber 2014 floods in Kash­mir, Vice Chan­cel­lor of Cen­tral Uni­ver­sity of Jammu, Ashok Aima said to­day. “Mas­sive il­le­gal con­struc­tions in Srinagar in the last 27 years have choked thes­mall chan­nels which could have oth­er­wise pre­vented the­floodof this mag­ni­tude,” he said af­ter in­au­gu­rat­ing a two-day work­shop on Floods and Rains in Jammu and Kash­mir in 2014.—RK

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