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Pakistan Celebrates Independence Day Amid Corona Pandemic

Pakistan has celebrated the country's 73rd Independence Day. The anniversary is observed on August 14, but celebrations typically begin the night before. Pakistan and India won independence from the British in August 1947.

Car rallies, fireworks, music, dancing, and mass gatherings marked the event as the country also just announced an end to its COVID-19 lockdown. Buildings were illuminated by green and white colors of Pakistani flag.