Plane flies over Headingley with ‘Justice for Kashmir’ banner

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A light aircraft tows a banner with the words "India Stop Genocide & Free Kashmir" in the sky above the ground during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between Sri Lanka and India at Headingley in Leeds, northern England, on July 6, 2019. (Photo by Dibyangshu Sarkar / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

During India’s heavily televised Cricket World Cup match against Sri Lanka, banners reading “India stop genocide & free Kashmir” were flown over Headingley. The ICC has condemned this act of protest, saying the world cup should not be used to further any kind of political message. This is not the first incident of its kind during this World Cup.

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