Nation celebrates 73rd Independence Day

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Karachi: Nation celebrates the 73rd Independece Day with traditional enthusiasm and fervour across the country today.

The change of guard ceremonies were held at the Mazaar-e-Quaid in Karachi and Mazaar-e-Iqbal in Lahore.

Flag hoisting ceremonies and special programmes in connection with the Independence Day are being held across the country.

The day dawned with 31-gun salute in Islamabad and 21-gun salute in privincial capitals.

Special prayers were offered after Fajr prayers at mosques for the prosperity, progress and solidarity of the country.