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Pakistan news channel Dawn hacked; Indian flag appeared on the screen


Team Udayavani, Aug 3, 2020, 5:10 PM IST

Leading Pakistani news channel, Dawn, was hacked on Sunday, Aug 2, by anonymous hackers and the incident has now gone viral on social media.

It is said that while an advertisement was running on the channel, a tricolour Indian flag appeared on the screen with the message “Happy Independence Day” written on it.

One of the twitter users shared it on social  media, captioned, “ Pakistan news channel Dawn hacked, screen shows Indian tricolour, Happy Independence Day message. The ‘Happy Independence Day’ message was shown on the channel in #Pakistan around 3:30 pm. #IndianFlag”


However, the officials ordered an immediate probe into the matter. Dawn News is investigating the sudden broadcast of Indian flags and Happy Independence Day text on its screen

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