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India cricket match attracts Pakistani fans

Sporting match in New Delhi features rival supporters for first time since Mumbai attacks of 2008.
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2013 21:26

The India-Pakistan border incident on Sunday underlines why sporting contests between the two nations are not just about sport.

The Kashmir skirmishes come as Pakistan's cricket team is completing its first series in India since cricketing ties were suspended following the Mumbai attacks in 2008.

Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from New Delhi on the thousands of Pakistani fans who made the trip to India.

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