Pakistan celebrates 70 years of independence

Pakistan is celebrating 70 years of independence with massive festivities across the country, including an airshow in the capital Islamabad.

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    Pakistan is celebrating 70 years of independence with massive festivities across the country, including an airshow in the capital Islamabad.

    It became a sovereign state in 1947 following the partition of British-ruled India.

    Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder reports from the city of Lahore, where people have turned out in large numbers to mark the occasion.


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