From Burhan Wani to flags: Pakistan gets ready to celebrate its Independence Day

A Pakistani vendor waits for customers with her daughter to sell national flags, badges and masks ahead of Pakistan Independence Day in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 12, 2106. Pakistani nation will celebrate its 70th Independence Day on Aug. 14, 2016. AP

A Pakistani vendor waits for customers with her daughter to sell national flags, badges and masks ahead of Pakistan Independence Day in Islamabad on Friday. Pakistani will celebrate its 70th Independence Day on 14 August, 2016. AP

Pakistanis buy national flags ahead of Pakistan Independence Day in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. Pakistan will celebrate its 70th independence day on Aug. 14, 2016. AP

Ahead of the Pakistani Independence Day on 14 August, people buy national flags in Karachi on Thursday. Pakistan will celebrate its 70th independence day on Sunday. AP

A portrait of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan displays at a roadside where vendors selling national flags, badges ahead of Pakistan Independence Day in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 12, 2106. Pakistani nation will celebrate its 70th Independence Day on Aug. 14, 2016. AP

A portrait of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan displayed at a roadside where vendors are selling national flags, badges ahead of Pakistan Independence Day in Islamabad on Friday. Pakistan will celebrate its 70th Independence Day on Sunday. AP

Female Pakistani police officers stand guard outside a train decorated with pictures of slain Indian Kashmiri rebel leader Burhan Wani, for the upcoming Independence Day in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. Pakistan railway has designed a special train called Independence Train to celebrate the 70th independence day on Aug. 14, 2016. AP

Female Pakistani police officers stand guard outside a train decorated with pictures of slain Kashmiri rebel leader Burhan Wani, for the upcoming Independence Day in Islamabad. Wani was gunned down in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir following which the Kashmir Valley has witnessed intense violence till date. Pakistan railway has designed a special train called Independence Train to celebrate the 70th Independence Day on Sunday. AP

A Pakistani vendor sells Pakistani flags, mask and badges ahead of Pakistan Independence Day in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. Pakistan will celebrate its 70th independence day on Aug. 14, 2016. AP

A Pakistani vendor sells Pakistani flags, mask and badges ahead of Pakistan Independence Day in Karachi. Pakistan will celebrate its 70th Independence Day on Sunday. AP