Pictures of the day: April 8, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk April 08, 2017
Orange, yellow and purple wildflowers paint the hills of the Tremblor Range at Carrizo Plain National Monument near Taft, California. PHOTO: AFP

A man stands amidst the rubble of a house, which was damaged by incessant rains in Srinagar. PHOTO: REUTERS A man stands amidst the rubble of a house, which was damaged by incessant rains in Srinagar. PHOTO: REUTERS

2.Baseball players work out underneath blooming cherry blossoms in Tokyo. PHOTO: REUTERS Baseball players work out underneath blooming cherry blossoms in Tokyo. PHOTO: REUTERS

Red deer are seen near the headstream of the Yangtze River in Yushu, Qinghai Province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS Red deer are seen near the headstream of the Yangtze River in Yushu, Qinghai Province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

People try to stop water flowing through the gate of a flood channel after incessant rains in Srinagar. PHOTO: REUTERS People try to stop water flowing through the gate of a flood channel after incessant rains in Srinagar. PHOTO: REUTERS

Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia drives during the first practice session at the Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai, China. PHOTO: REUTERS Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia drives during the first practice session at the Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea which US Defence Department said was a part of cruise missile strike against Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea which US Defence Department said was a part of cruise missile strike against Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS

Residents search for valuable items from their destroyed houses, after a fire engulfed hundreds of shanties and thousands families lost their homes at a community of informal settlers as local media reported, in Bacoor, south of Manila, Philippines. PHOTO: REUTERS Residents search for valuable items from their destroyed houses, after a fire engulfed hundreds of shanties and thousands families lost their homes at a community of informal settlers as local media reported, in Bacoor, south of Manila, Philippines. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Monarch butterfly (C) is seen reflected in a mirror as it rests on the ground during the official Inauguration of the month of the Monarch butterfly at Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City, Mexico. PHOTO: REUTERS A Monarch butterfly (C) is seen reflected in a mirror as it rests on the ground during the official Inauguration of the month of the Monarch butterfly at Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City, Mexico. PHOTO: REUTERS

Venezuelan national guards walk behind a burning blockade during clashes with demonstrators during an opposition rally in Caracas, Venezuela. PHOTO: REUTERS Venezuelan national guards walk behind a burning blockade during clashes with demonstrators during an opposition rally in Caracas, Venezuela. PHOTO: REUTERS

Bubble artist Deni Yang performs his act during his Mega Bubblefest Laser Show at the Discovery Cube Science Centre in Santa Ana, California. PHOTO: AFP Bubble artist Deni Yang performs his act during his Mega Bubblefest Laser Show at the Discovery Cube Science Centre in Santa Ana, California. PHOTO: AFP

Venezuelan opposition activists clash with the police during a protest against the government of President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas. PHOTO: AFP Kashmiri residents walk through floodwater on the outskirts of Srinagar. PHOTO: AFP

Supporters of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl religious party react as Sheikh Saleh bin Ibrahim Imam Qaba leads Friday Prayers in Nowshera, Pakistan. PHOTO: AFP Supporters of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl religious party react as Sheikh Saleh bin Ibrahim Imam Qaba leads Friday Prayers in Nowshera, Pakistan. PHOTO: AFP

Displaced Iraqis who had fled their homes wait to enter Hammam al-Alil camp south of Mosul, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS Displaced Iraqis who had fled their homes wait to enter Hammam al-Alil camp south of Mosul, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS

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