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07/31/2010

Editor's Choice: July 31, 2010

A few of the photos that caught my fancy on a relatively slow news day, July 31, 2010.

-- MIKE KELLY

Choice001 Two cars are engulfed in flames following a three-car collision near Caledon Friday. Five people were injured when the vehicles collided on Hwy. 10 Saturday between Olde Base Line Rd. and The Grange Sideroad. TIM MULLIN PHOTO

Choice002 Indian college girls in traditional attire ride a decorated swing during 'Teej' or Monsoon Festival celebrations at a local college, in Amritsar, India, Saturday, July 31, 2010. Teej is a Punjabi festival celebrated during the monsoon season. AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

Choice003
Pakistani children sit on a bed to eat their food, in a flood hit area of Qasim Bella, on the outskirts of Multan, Pakistan, on Saturday, July 31, 2010. The death toll in the massive flooding in Pakistan surged past 800 as floodwaters receded Saturday in the hard-hit northwest, an official said. AP Photo/Khalid Tanveer

Choice004 In this photo taken with a fisheye lens Britain's Jessica Ennis competes in the Women's Long Jump Heptathlon during the European Athletics Championships, in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, July 31, 2010. AP Photo/Matt Dunham

Choice005 Caribana revellers enjoy the 43rd annual parade along Lake Shore Blvd, Toronto, July 31, 2010. The sights and sounds of Saturday's Caribana parade were enough to bring a smile to any face - as were events leading up to the parade.   Toronto Star/Andrew Wallace

Choice006 Members of rescue service who attended to victims of the Love Parade stampede, react during a memorial service in Salvator Church (Salvatorkirche) in Duisburg July 31, 2010.  REUTERS/EPD/Friedrich Stark

Choice007 A family rescued by army soldiers pass a cargo truck with men on top taking shelter from heavy floods in Nowshera, located in northwest Pakistan July 31, 2010.  Heavy monsoon rains have triggered the worst floods in decades in Pakistan's northwest, killing more than 400 people and forcing thousands from their homes as authorities struggle to reach stranded villagers.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif 

Choice008 Traffic and pedestrians make their way through a flooded street during a heavy downpour in Mumbai on July 31, 2010. The monsoon season, which runs from June to September, accounts for about 80 percent of India's annual rainfall. AFP PHOTO/Sajjad HUSSAIN

Choice009 A woman sits surrounded by the remains of her house in the village of Mokhovoye, some 130 kilometers from Moscow on July 31, 2010. Hundreds of thousands of firefighters, including army troops, battled forest fires raging across central Russia in the worst heatwave for decades, destroying houses and killing more than 30 people.  AFP PHOTO/ ARTYOM KOROTAYEV 

Choice010Rescue workers and medical personnel help ten-year old Imma Mauriello as she is finally rescued from a collapsed apartment building, after remaining over ten hours under the rubble, in Afragola, near Naples, southern Italy, Saturday, July 31, 2010.  AP Photo/Salvatore laporta

Choice011 Canada's Perdita Felicien, right, races and wins during the women's 100-metre hurdles during the Canadian Track and Field Championships on Saturday. Rene Johnston/Toronto Star

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