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Kashmir: Dal Lake houseboats to be removed

Houseboats in Kashmir draw tourists by the thousands but a court ruling is threatening their future.

Dal Lake in Indian-administered Kashmir draws thousands of tourists every year who come to see its colourful houseboats.

But a high court sees them as a threat to the environment and has ordered that unregistered boats be removed.

Al Jazeera’s Raheela Mahomed reports.