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Pakistan news channel Dawn hacked, screen shows Indian tricolour, Happy Independence Day message


The ‘Happy Independence Day’ message was shown on the channel in Pakistan around 3:30 pm.

An Indian flag appeared over an ad on the channel with a message saying ‘Happy Independence Day’.

A leading Pakistan TV news channel, Dawn, has reportedly been hacked, several photos and videos surfacing online showed.

While an advertisement was running on the news channel, an Indian flag appeared over it with a message saying ‘Happy Independence Day’. This was spotted by many Twitter users.

The message was shown on the channel in Pakistan around 3:30 pm. It is not confirmed how long the message appeared and if the channel has been restored.

Meanwhile, Dawn News put out a tweet in Urdu saying “The Dawn administration has ordered an immediate investigation into the matter.”

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