Shahid Afridi comes under fire over Kahsmir remarks, Indian media exploits

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Shahid Afridi comes under fire over Kahsmir remarks, Indian media exploits

*ISLAMABAD - Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi comes under fire over Kashmir remarks.*

*He has said that he greatly value the struggle of Kashmiris and his comments about Kashmir were taken out of context by the Indian media.*

“My comments are being misconstrued by Indian media! I’m passionate about my country and greatly value the struggles of Kashmiris,” Afridi tweeted. “Humanity must prevail and they should get their rights.”

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My comments are being misconstrued by Indian media! I'm passionate about my country and greatly value the struggles of Kashmiris. Humanity must prevail and they should get their rights. 4,441 link 6:13 PM - Nov 14, 2018 link Twitter Ads info and privacy link

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In a separate Tweet, the former cricketer said that Kashmir is an unresolved dispute and “under brutal India occupation”.

“Kashmir belongs to Pakistan,” he said. “Myself along with every Pakistani support Kashmiri freedom struggle.”

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My clip is incomplete & out of context as what I said before that is missing.Kashmir is unresolved dispute & under brutal Indian occupation. It must be resolved as per UN resolution. Myself along with every Pakistani support Kashmiri freedom struggle. Kashmir belongs to Pakistan. 2,208 link 6:46 PM - Nov 14, 2018 link Twitter Ads info and privacy link

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His clarification came hours after his remarks in London went viral on social media. “Pakistan doesn’t want Kashmir, it can’t control its own 4 provinces”