Remembering Partition: 70 years since India-Pakistan divide

British colonial rule ended in India 70 years ago with the formation of two sovereign states, India and Pakistan.

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    British colonial rule ended in India 70 years ago with the formation of two sovereign states, India and Pakistan.

    What followed, however, was years of turmoil and bloodshed.

    Al Jazeera's special news coverage begins with a look back at the turbulent time and the volatile relationship between the two South Asian countries.

    Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports.


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