Jubilation in IoK over Pakistan’s victory against India

19 Jun, 2017 10:06 am

SRINAGAR (92 News) – Youngster across the Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) burst into jubilation as Pakistan defeated arch rival India in a one-sided cricket final of the ICC Champions Trophy.

Firecrackers were burst by Kashmiris as the Pakistan team inched closer towards win in the ICC Champions Trophy cricket final in England.

Joy was palpable in both old and uptown areas of Srinagar as youths came out of their homes to celebrate the victory of Pakistan.

Markets, roads and transport in Srinagar had shut much before the match started between the two arch rivals. People rushed home early not to miss the beginning of the crucial match.

India lost the match by a huge margin of 180 runs. Reports of celebrations were received from all the districts of the valley.



Even women took to streets at many places in the Valley singing to express joy at Pakistan’s victory against the defending champions.

During the celebrations, two youth were injured in alleged firing by government forces in Downtown Srinagar, reports said.

Mishal Malik, the wife of Hurriyat leader Yaseen Malik while congratulating the Pakistan team said in her video message that Muhammad Amir’s surgical strike has destroyed the Indian team.

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