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

Pakistan will celebrate its 70th Independence Day on Sunday.

FP Staff August 12, 2016 22:09:05 IST
From Burhan Wani to flags: Pakistan gets ready to celebrate its Independence Day
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 on Friday. Pakistani will celebrate its 70th Independence Day on 14 August, 2016. AP

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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