Pakistan condemns thrashing of Kashmiris by govt forces for celebrating country’s cricket win

The reaction came during the weekly routine press briefing of Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria in the capital on Thursday, Radio Pakistan reported.

Pakistan on Thursday condemned the thrashing of people in south Kashmir for “celebrating’ Pakistan win in ICC Champions Trophy in England.
“Indian forces may be brutally beating up Kashmiris for celebrating Pakistan Cricket Team’s win in the Semi Final as they did after Pakistan won on 12 June at Cardiff. Indian Forces broke into shops and looted goods to punish Kashmiris celebrating Pakistan’s victory,” Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said on Thursday.

The reaction came during the weekly routine press briefing of Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria in the capital on Thursday, Radio Pakistan reported.
He also welcomed the Russian President Vladimir Putin’s offer for mediation between India and Pakistan in resolving ongoing tension between the two countries.
The prime minister had met the Russian president in Kazakhstan on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit held in Kazakhstan earlier this month, the report said.

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