Kashmiri celebrate India’s defeat in Cricket World Cup
In occupied Kashmir, people erupted in jubilation soon after New Zealand defeated India in the semi-final of the ICC World Cup on Wednesday night.
Soon after India’s dream of winning the World Cup was shattered by New Zealand, residents of Srinagar could not hide their joy. They took to the streets to celebrate India’s defeat.
One of the favourites to lift the World Cup trophy, the Indian team was defeated by the New Zealand by 18 runs in Manchester.
Videos and images soon vent viral of the people of Srinagar setting off firecrackers and chanting pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans. People also celebrated India’s exit in other areas of the occupied territory.