Pakistan marks 60th anniversary





Celebrations are taking place across Pakistan to commemorate the 60th anniversary of independence from the UK and the creation of the country.

President Musharraf marked the anniversary by staunchly defending sovereignty and calling on the nation to unite against terrorism.

Pakistan is celebrating on Tuesday and India marks independence one day later.

The violent partition of 1947 saw 10 million people cross borders in one of history's largest mass migrations.


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