New Delhi: In another development, Pakistan’s leading TV news channel Dawn was on Sunday hacked by some unknown hackers. Also Read – China Proposes 4-Point Action Plan to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal; Defends WHO Over COVID-19 Crisis
Soon after it was hacked, an advertisement started running on the screen with the picture of an Indian tricolour. It had a message saying ‘Happy Independence Day’. Several photos and video of the channel’s screen was shared on social media by Twitter users. Also Read – India Lodges Strong Protest With Pak Over Reported Attempts to Convert Gurudwara in Lahore Into Mosque
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Though the message was showing on the channel’s screen at around 3:30 PM, yet it was not clear for how long the message appeared on it.
Confirming the incident, Dawn News said in a tweet that it has ordered an immediate investigation into the matter.