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Pakistan bans Indian films

Published: August 08, 2019 17:57:33 | Updated: August 09, 2019 12:59:24


People draw and write messages on a road during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, Aug 7, 2019. REUTERS

Pakistan said on Thursday it would ban the screening of Indian films in the country's cinemas, as tensions between the two countries rise over the contested Kashmir region, reports Reuters.

"No Indian cinema will be screened in any Pakistani cinema. Drama, films and Indian content of this kind will be completely banned in Pakistan," Firdous Ashiq Awan, an adviser to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said in a tweet.

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