Ploughing through a noxious green 'sea'

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A Kashmiri schoolboy paddles through what looks like a sea of green paint to get home on Thursday. But in fact, it is the polluted water of Nageen Lake in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian Kashmir, after rains caused flooding.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 25, 2015, with the headline 'Ploughing through a noxious green 'sea''. Print Edition | Subscribe