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Pakistan army releases video song on stone-pelters before 'Kashmir Day'

Earlier On Saturday, Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser OnForeign Affairs Sartaj Aziz Said The Killing Of Hizbul Commander Burhan Wani In An Encounter With Indian Security Forces On July 8 Last Year Was A Turning Point For Kashmir.

PTI | Updated on: 05 Feb 2017, 10:52:47 AM
Pakistan army - Representative image (File photo)


Pakistan Army released a video song on Saturday night to show solidarity with the people of Kashmir, hours before Kashmir Day which is observed annually in Pakistan on February 5. The song was released by army's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on social media. Titled 'Sangbaaz (stone-pelters)', is a song expressing solidarity with the youth of Kashmir.

Its lyrics urge India to leave Kashmir. The video shows that the song was likely picturised usingactual footage from Kashmir. Tensions between Pakistan and India have been runninghigh, with an escalation in ceasefire violations along the Line of Control and Working Boundary.

Earlier on Saturday, Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser onForeign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with Indian security forces on July 8 last year was a "turning point" for Kashmir.

He also termed the ensuing violence in the Valley an"indigenous youth-led movement" triggered by India's"misguided efforts" to change the state's demography. 

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First Published : 05 Feb 2017, 10:40:00 AM