*ISLAMABAD Pakistani-born British boxer Amir Khan said Saturday that he will visit the heavily militarised Line of Control after arriving in Pakistan next week.*
In a tweet, the boxer expressed concern over the violation of human rights in Indian-held Kashmir and said “a lot of innocent people are suffering”. He thanked Pakistan’s military spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor for facilitating his visit.
“This trip to Kashmir will be for peace,” Khan said in a video message. “I see that there are a lot of problems there... a lot of innocent people are being killed.”
The boxer also praised the Pakistan Army for “doing a great job” and said he wants to go to Kashmir to express his support for the people of Kashmir.