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Separatists like Mirwaiz are expected to make such remarks: Ahir

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir on Thursday said that separatists who are funded by are expected to make remarks like Kashmiri separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq made.

"What else we can expect from these people who are getting favours from The statement by him is against and a threat as well. It's very sad," Ahir told ANI.

He further said that whatever funding has supported these separatists with, has been probed by the Investigation Agency (NIA).

Farooq cheered for the Pakistan Cricket Team after its win over in the first semi-final match of the ongoing Champions Trophy.

Pakistan's win in Cardiff was celebrated in Kashmir with the locals taking to streets to burst firecrackers.

The chairman of Hurriyat Forum tweeted, "As we were finishing taraweeh, could hear the fire crackers bursting, well played team #Paksitan. Best of luck for the finals!"

Pakistan thrashed by eight wickets to enter the Champions Trophy finals.

Chasing a paltry score of 212, Pakistan crossed the line for the loss of two wickets and with 12.5 overs to spare.

Their chase was spearheaded by Fakhar Zaman (57) and Azhar Ali (76), who laid a solid foundation by sharing a 118-run opening stand.

Pakistan will now play the winner of the second semi-final between and Bangladesh to be played today in Birmingham.

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 17:22 IST