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WATCH: Clash Breaks Out Between Pakistan, Afghanistan Fans Outside Headingley Cricket Ground Amid The World Cup Match

Written By Monica Aggarwal | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Pakistan and Afghanistan Cricket fans entered into a clash outside the Headingley Cricket stadium in Leeds

In a shocking incident, Pakistan and Afghanistan Cricket fans entered into a clash outside the Headingley Cricket stadium in Leeds, England where the Cricket World Cup match is underway on Saturday.

The visuals show Cricket fans from both sides entering into a huge scuffle outside the stadium. 

Watch the video above.

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As per ICC sources, the fight broke out between Pakistan and Afghanistan fans outside the stadium because a plane was flown above the match spot which had "Justice for Balochistan" slogans.

News agency ANI reported, that it was an unauthorised plane that flew over the stadium which had a "political messages" visible from the sky. Meanwhile, the Leeds air traffic will investigate the matter.

This development has come days after a video surfaced on social media showing men wearing Pakistan Cricket team jersey and Pak flag around their neck tearing Balochistan posters outside the Lord's Cricket Ground in London where the Pakistan vs South Africa World Cup match took place.

On June 23, posters raising awareness about enforced disappearances of Baloch and other ethnic/religious minorities in Pakistan were torn down by Pakistan Cricket fans outside the stadium. The posters read, "Help end enforced disappearances in Pakistan". While tearing down the posters, the angry fans also shouted slogans "Long Live Pakistan Army".

Meanwhile, Afghanistan won the toss and chose to bat first in their World Cup clash against Pakistan on Saturday.

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