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Pakistan demands UK return Koh-e-Noor diamond to Lahore museum

April 11, 2019

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Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has asked the UK to return the Koh-e-Noor diamond and apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre and Bengal famine during the World War II.

The minister said that the Koh-e-Noor belongs to Pakistan and it should be returned to the Lahore museum.

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The massacre at Jallianwala Bagh saw more than 500 unarmed men, women and children killed by British army soldiers on the orders of British colonel.

Over two million people had died in the Bengal famine due to starvation.

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