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UK must apologise for Jallianwala massacre, return Kohinoor diamond to Lahore: Pak

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Pakistan's Information and on Thursday said that the UK must apologise to India, and for the massacre and the

In his tweet on Thursday, Hussain called the two tragedies a "scar on the face of Britain." Notably, he further demanded the Kohinoor diamond be returned to

"Fully endorse the demand that British empire must apologise to the nations of Pakistan, and on Jallianwala Massacre and .. these tragedies are the scar on the face of Britain, also KohENoor must be returned to where it belongs," the tweet read.

Hussain's statement comes a day after British said that the "deeply regrets" the 1919 massacre and called it a "shameful scar" on the British-Indian history.

"The tragedy of Jallianwalla Bagh in 1919 is a shameful scar on the British-Indian history. As her Majesty, the said before visiting 1997, it is a distressing example of our past history with We deeply regret what happened and the suffering caused," May said at the

Hundred years on, the is yet to give a full apology for the gruesome attack on unarmed protesters in in 1919.The took place on 13 April 1919 when troops of the under the command of fired machine guns into a crowd of unarmed protesters, along with Baishakhi pilgrims, who had gathered in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar,

The had released figures stating that 379 innocent people had died while 1,200 were wounded in the brutal tragedy.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 20:39 IST